Report | July 1, 2012

Project Announcement: Audit of the Acquisition of the Navy P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

The objective of this audit is to determine whether the Navy is effectively preparing the P-8A Poseidon program for the full-rate production decision. Specifically, this audit will evaluate whether the Navy is addressing the system shortfalls and increasing its sample size to fully assess system reliability as the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation advised both before and after the Low-rate Initial Production decision in August 2010.