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Understanding Defense Acquisition, and More from CRS

Noteworthy new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has not made publicly available include the following.

Defense Acquisitions: How DOD Acquires Weapon Systems and Recent Efforts to Reform the Process, January 2, 2013

U.S. Periods of War and Dates of Current Conflicts, December 28, 2012

The Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, January 2, 2013

Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) and Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC): Background and Issues for Congress, January 2, 2013

Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV): Background and Issues for Congress, January 2, 2013

Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments, January 2, 2013

Improper Payments and Recovery Audits: Legislation, Implementation, and Analysis, January 2, 2013

The Purple Heart: Background and Issues for Congress, December 31, 2012

Geoengineering: Governance and Technology Policy, January 2, 2013

Is Biopower Carbon Neutral?, January 2, 2013

Unemployment Insurance: Programs and Benefits, December 31, 2012

Federal Benefits and the Same-Sex Partners of Federal Employees, December 21, 2012

The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act: An Overview of Limiting Tort Liability of Gun Manufacturers, December 20, 2012

The FHA Single-Family Mortgage Insurance Program: Financial Status and Related Current Issues, December 21, 2012

Permanent Legal Immigration to the United States: Policy Overview, December 17, 2012

Inauguration Security: Operations, Appropriations, and Issues for Congress, December 17, 2012