The U.S. Army has ordered a recall of more than 16,000 sets of body armor after an audit by the inspector general of the Defense Department concluded that they failed tests to meet Army specifications. The IG fingers the Army for failing to conduct adequate testing before contracting for the armor. This is the second audit to blame the Army for the quality of body armor. A year ago, the IG found that the Army failed to follow federal contracting rules in procuring armor and concluded that the Pentagon had "no assurance" that nearly half of 28 contracts - worth nearly $3 billion - "met the required standards." Full Story --------------- Whoops. What happens now, do we get our 3 billion back so we can buy the troops... I don't know, gear that works?