DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE400ARMY
2011MEMORANDUM FOR AUDITOR GENERAL, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMYCOMMANDING GENERAL, PROGRAM EXECUTIVEOFFICE SOLDIERDIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENTAGENCYDIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENTAGENCY ORLANDOSUBJECT: Ballistic Testing and Product Quality Surveillance for the Interceptor BodyArmor-Vest Components Need Improvement (Report No. 0-2011-030)We are providing this report for your information and use. We considered managementconunents on a draft
this report when preparing the final report. The ballistic testingand product quality surveillance for the Interceptor Body Armor-Vest Componentscould provide only limited assurance that the vest components met contract requirements.This is the third in a series ofInterceptor Body Armor reports in response
acongressional request.The Defense Contract Management Agency and ArmyProgram Executive Office Soldiercomments conformed to the requirements
Directive 7650.3; therefore,additionalconunents are not required.We appreciate the courtesies extended
the staff. Please direct questions to me at(703) 604-9071 (DSN 664-9071).
BurtonDeputy Assistant Inspector GeneralAcquisition and Contract Management