The British Defense Ministry is examining whether to delay the point at which it commits financially to production of some weapon systems to allow time for more risk reduction. While senior ministry officials contend that progress is being made on improving time and cost performance on procurement programs, delays and cost overruns continue to occur. Army General Kevin O’Donoghue, the chief of defense material, said “we are looking at it as part of the Defense Acquisition Change ...


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