At the prompting of nongovernmental organizations and experts at the United Nations, discussions began earlier this year to address the many technical, legal, military, ethical and societal questions relating to the prospect of lethal autonomous weapons systems
In this report, the GAO assessed fifty-two DoD weapons systems
on three knowledge-based criteria: (1) the level of technology maturity at the start of development, (23) (2) the level of design and technology maturity at the point of the DoD's design review, (24) and (3) the level of production, design and technology maturity at the point of the production decision.
The B-1B should be the first major weapons system
the Air Force eliminates in reaching the desperately needed defense cuts proposed by President Clinton.
This is especially true since it supports three different weapons systems
Much like a strategic business unit within a large corporation, DCMA ensures that contractors and suppliers deliver weapons systems
, services and supplies to the federal customer at the right place, the right time, and for the best price.
The software tools provided by J-MASS will enable users to rapidly build models of weapons systems
, threat systems and environmental effects provided by different organizations.
While acquisition governance is about spreading good ideas within the Air Force, transparency is about letting those on the outside know how the Service is purchasing goods, services, and weapons systems
Alion has also developed DoD-standard software tools to model the effectiveness of "smart" weapons systems
His active and insightful actions effectively implemented the principles of agile acquisition on the weapons systems
assigned to the program office and served as successful examples to other acquisition programs.
Quantifiably, what units purchase supports operational needs and dictates what is developed and what is included in the next generation weapons systems
NAVY ACCEPTS DELIVERY OF McDONNELL DOUGLAS WEAPONS SYSTEMS
It currently manufactures more than 250 different products ranging from body protective gear to blunt impact weapons systems