Here is a list of some of the offenses.
Recent DMO bungles have included the loss of amphibious fleet capability in February, the navy's inability to keep submarines at sea earlier this year and a $40million spend on landing craft that could not fit on the ships they had been specifically designed for.
APA was also quoted.
The head of test and evaluation for the think tank Airpower Australia and a consistent critic of the performance of DMO and its senior leadership team, Peter Goon, said that Dr Gumley and his department had to accept responsibility for some major failures. This included the recent debacle surrounding the flawed construction of keel blocks for the $8 billion air warfare destroyer project.
"The DMO signed off on the air warfare destroyer project without having an agreed certification basis or an agreed certification plan in place," he said.
"If the certification basis for the air warfare destroyer had been in place then the problems that have been so widely reported would have been much less likely."