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116 STAT. 2474 PUBLIC LAW 107-314—DEC. 2, 2002 section (as redesignated by subsection (b)(2)). In carrying out the review and preparing the report, the Inspector General shall take into consideration the report submitted to Congress under such subsection (as so redesignated). SEC. 112. REPORT ON IMPACT OF ARMY AVIATION MODERNIZATION PLAN ON THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD. (a) REPORT BY CHIEF OF THE NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU.— The Chief of the National Guard Bureau shall submit to the Chief of Staff of the Army a report on the requirements for Army National Guard aviation. The report shall include the following: (1) An analysis of the impact of the Army Aviation Modernization Plan on the ability of the Army National Guard to conduct its aviation missions. (2) The plan under that aviation modernization plan for the transfer of aircraft from the active component of the Army to the Army reserve components, including a timeline for those transfers. (3) The progress, as of January 1, 2003, in carrying out the transfers under the plan referred to in paragraph (2). (4) An evaluation of the suitability and cost effectiveness of existing Commercial Off The Shelf light utility helicopters for performance of Army National Guard utility aviation missions. (b) COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BY CHIEF OF STAFF Deadline. OF THE ARMY.— Not later than February 1, 2003, the Chief of Staff of the Army shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives the report received under subsection (a), together with any comments and recommendations that the Chief of Staff considers appropriate on the matters covered in the report. SEC. 113. FAMILY OF MEDIUM TACTICAL VEfflCLES. (a) MuLTiYEAR PROCUREMENT AUTHORITY. —Beginning with the fiscal year 2003 program year, the Secretary of the Army may, in accordance with section 2306b of title 10, United States Code, enter into a multiyear contract for the procurement of vehicles under the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles program, subject to subsection (b). (b) LIMITATION.— The Secretary of the Army may not enter into a multiyear contract for the procurement of vehicles in the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles authorized by subsection (a) until the Secretary submits to the congressional defense committees a written certification that— (1) all key performance parameters required in the initial operational test and evaluation for that program have been met; and (2) the total cost through the use of such multiyear contract of the procurement of the number of vehicles to be procured under such contract is at least 10 percent less than the total cost of the procurement of the same number of such vehicles through the use of successive one-year contracts. (c) WAIVER AUTHORITY.— The Secretary of Defense may waive subsection (b)(2) if the Secretary— (1) determines that using a multiyear contract for the procurement of vehicles under the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles program is in the national security interests of the United States;