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Department of Homeland Security: Ammunition Purchases Have Declined since 2009
GAO-14-119: Published: Jan 13, 2014. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 2014.
The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) annual ammunition purchases have declined since fiscal year 2009 and are comparable in number to the Department of Justice's (DOJ) ammunition purchases. In fiscal year 2013, DHS purchased 84 million rounds of ammunition, which is less than DHS's ammunition purchases over the past 5 fiscal years, as shown in the figure below. DHS component officials said...
Military Ordnance: Cleanup Activities at the Former Raritan Arsenal
NSIAD-92-235: Published: Aug 27, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's efforts to clean up the Former Raritan Arsenal.GAO found that: (1) the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded contracts to find and dispose of ordnance at the Raritan Arsenal, which are expected to be completed in mid-1993, but funding contraints may cause work to continue until 1995; (2) hazardous waste cleanup, which will...
Persian Gulf: Allied Burden Sharing Efforts
NSIAD-92-71: Published: Dec 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the burden sharing efforts of allied countries during the Persian Gulf crisis, focusing on allied contributions to the United States, the multinational force, and other countries.GAO found that: (1) as of December 15, 1991, allied countries had pledged about $54 billion in cash and in-kind support, such as equipment and transportation, to the Unite...
Problems in Accountability and Security of DOD Supply Inventories
130475: Jul 23, 1986
GAO discussed its review of the Department of Defense's (DOD) inventory management practices and found significant problems within all DOD supply systems. GAO found that, within the Army supply system, the major problems included: (1) loss and lack of accountability of large quantities of ammunition and explosives; (2) shipment of excessive amounts of repair parts to Europe; (3) inaccurate invento...
DOD Can Save Millions by Using Less Expensive Packaging for Small Arms Training Ammunition
PLRD-81-53: Published: Aug 18, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) packaging of small arms training ammunition to determine whether such packaging costs could be reduced.GAO found that, although DOD policy requires the use of the most cost-effective packaging, small arms training ammunition is bought with material that is not needed and used only occasionally for training purposes. Cost of this ammunition could be re...