Example sentences for: overruns

How can you use “overruns” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For instance, improperly defined requirements may preclude alternatives, restrict competition, increase the risk of cost and schedule overruns, and lead to systems that are inconsistent with an agency's overall architecture and incompatible with other agency systems.

  • If the owner does not have the capacity to operate as a smart buyer, the owner risks project schedule and cost overruns and facilities that do not meet performance objectives.

  • An acquisition that lacks either or both of these elements is at risk of incurring unnecessary cost overruns, not meeting its planned delivery schedule, and not satisfying agency needs.

  • It is a matter of auditor judgment to decide how discrepant project estimates and estimates provided by cost models should be to raise concerns about risks of cost and schedule overruns.

  • At home, meanwhile, Lockheed was busy running up $2 billion in cost overruns on the C-5A Galaxy, the first real procurement scandal in defense-industry history.


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