On May 22, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 (WSARA), (243) the most significant recent Congressional attempt to deal with the OCI issue within in major' defense acquisition programs.
What does WSARA stand for?
WSARA stands for Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Implementation of the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 [Directive-Type Memorandum 09-027], Retrieved from http://www.
For example, in the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009, Congress enacted a new provision requiring the Secretary of Defense to terminate a program that experiences a breach of the critical cost growth threshold, unless the Secretary of Defense submits a written certification to Congress.
Today's Congressional action is also consistent with the mandate of the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009, signed by President Obama, which calls for competition throughout the life cycle of major weapon systems programs - including funding of competing sources.
The Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 directs GAO to review the growth in O&S costs of major systems.
In response to cost overruns and schedule delays in major weapon programs, The Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 was signed into law to mandate competition through the entire life of major defense programs -- including funding competing sources.