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June 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the Protection of DoD Information Maintained on Contractor Systems and Networks

We plan to begin the audit in June 2018. We are announcing this audit in response to a request from the Secretary of Defense. Our objective is to determine whether DoD contractors have security controls in place to protect the DoD controlled unclassified information maintained on their systems and networks from internal and external cyber threats.

June 20, 2018

Project Announcement: External Peer Review of the Defense Contract Management Agency, Office of Internal Audit and Inspector General

Our objective is to determine whether the quality control system for the audit function of the Defense Contract Management Agency is designed to provide reasonable assurance that the policies and procedures related to the system of audit quality are suitably designed, operating effectively, and complied with in practice.

June 18, 2018

Reannouncement of the Audit of the DoD's Implementation of Cybersecurity Controls for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems as the Audit of DoD's Management of Cybersecurity Risks for Purchasing Commercial Items

We are reannouncing the subject audit, announced March 5, 2018, to inform you of changes to our objective. The reannounced audit objective is to determine whether the DoD is assessing and mitigating cybersecurity risks when purchasing and using select commercial items.

June 13, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of European Contingency Air Operations Sets

We plan to begin the subject audit in June 2018. Our objective is to determine whether U.S. European Command and United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa have developed and implemented a schedule for procuring and fielding European Contingency Air Operations Sets.

June 11, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the Nuclear Command and Control System Supply Chain Security Risk Management Efforts

We plan to begin the subject audit in June 2018. This audit is in response to a congressional reporting requirement contained in House Report 114-537, to accompany the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. Our objective is to determine whether DoD's supply chain risk management program has mitigated the risk that an adversary could infiltrate the DoD supply chain and sabotage, maliciously introduce an unwanted function, or otherwise compromise the design or integrity of the critical hardware, software, and firmware for one or more critical networks or systems that comprise the Nuclear Command and Control System. This will be the third in a series of audits on DoD Strategic Capabilities Supply Chain Risk Management.

June 4, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of the Contract Requirements for F-35 Spare Parts and Sustainment Incentive Fees

We plan to begin the subject audit in June 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD is receiving ready-for-issue spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and is paying sustainment incentive fees according to the incentive fee plan.

May 22, 2018

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Contracting Officer Actions on Penalties Recommended by Defense Contract Audit Agency

We will begin the subject evaluation in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) contracting officers are appropriately considering Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) penalty recommendations and assessing or waiving penalties in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). FAR 42.709, “Penalties for Unallowable Costs,” addresses the assessment of penalties against contractors that include unallowable indirect costs in final indirect cost rate proposals.

May 21, 2018

Project Announcement: Reannouncement of the Audit of the Afghan Personnel and Pay System

We are reannouncing the subject audit, announced April 30, 2018, to inform you of changes to our objective. The original objective was to determine whether DoD implemented the Afghan Personnel and Pay System to accurately pay and track Afghan forces. The reannounced objective is to determine whether DoD's planning and implementation of the Afghan Personnel and Pay System will accurately pay and track Afghan forces.

May 21, 2018

Project Announcement: DoD Oversight of Bilateral Agreements With the Republic of the Philippines

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD has proper oversight of the logistical support provided through bilateral agreements to the Republic of the Philippines.

May 15, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of Aviation Critical Safety Items Entering the DoD Supply Chain

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2018. Our objective is to determine whether DoD personnel are properly classifying, procuring, and managing aviation critical safety items.