The Department performed the required contract planning activities necessary for identifying the contract objective and procurement strategy.
However, the Department did not ensure that the project management plan developed for the Next Generation DCS program was finalized and approved.
The purpose of the project management plan was to provide the overall guidelines under which the Next Generation DCS program was going to be organized,
administered, and managed to ensure timely accomplishment of objectives.
The initial estimated budget for the first four years of the contracts related to those procurements was approximately $760 million.
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