Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Panel Final Report
January 27, 2006
Final report of The Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Panel, chaired by Ronald Kadish. Established by Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, the commission undertook a sweeping review of DoD acquisition practices and made numerous recommendations on how to improve the process (many of which were reflected in the 2005 Quadrenniel Defense Review). Multiple CSIS scholars provided input. John Hamre, CSIS President, was a member of the Senior Review team. Pierre Chao, Senior Fellow , was a member of the Intermediate Review Team, participated in the Senior Review session and presented the data and findings of the CSIS Strengthening the Core: Toward a New Partnership Between the U.S. Government and Defense Industry study and the Beyond Goldwater-Nichols Phase Two study. Clark Murdock, Senior Advisor, presented the findings of the CSIS Beyond Goldwater-Nichols Phase Two report.