The Defense Department's latest calculation on major defense acquisition program cost, schedule and performance has risen more than $4.8 billion, mostly due to accounting changes, to more than $1.6 trillion total, according to DOD data provided to Congress. For the quarterly reporting period ending last September, which was announced Nov. 15, there was a net cost increase of 0.3 percent due primarily to known, revised cost estimates for the Global Hawk unmanned aerial system, as well ...

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