Software Development May Drive Future Acquisition Cycle Times

October, 2016
IDA document: D-8053
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Research Insights , Documents
Division: Cost Analysis and Research Division
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If you look at the last 30 years of defense acquisition, it turns out that in general it is not taking us longer to develop and field weapon systems—with a few exceptions. Those exceptions tend to be our most expensive, complex, and highly visible systems