Inventories (1 - 7 of 7 items)
Civilian Intelligence Community: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Reporting on and Planning for the Use of Contract Personnel
GAO-14-204: Published: Jan 29, 2014. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 2014.
Limitations in the intelligence community's (IC) inventory of contract personnel hinder the ability to determine the extent to which the eight civilian IC elements--the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and six components within the Departments of Energy, Homeland Security, Justice, State, and the Treasury--use these personnel. The IC Chief...
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...
Defense Programs: Opportunities to Reform Key Business Practices
NSIAD-97-99R: Published: Mar 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized information on the defense budget and Department of Defense (DOD) infrastructure, inventory management, financial management, and acquisition programs.GAO noted that: (1) it has reported on problems and made numerous suggestions for improvements and efficiencies in DOD's infrastructure, inventory management, financial management, and acquisition...
Chemical Warfare: Soldiers Not Adequately Trained or Equipped to Conduct Operations on a Chemical Battlefield
T-NSIAD-91-18: Published: Apr 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1991.
GAO discussed the Army's active and reserve units' readiness to conduct warfare operations on a chemical battlefield, focusing on whether the Army adequately trained and equipped soldiers to survive and sustain operations in a chemical environment. GAO noted that: (1) contradictory to Army training policy, many soldiers had not trained in full chemical gear for 4 continuous hours, had never perfor...
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...
Alleged Missing Nuclear Material From DOE's Rocky Flats Weapons Production Plant
EMD-80-124: Published: Oct 1, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1980.
GAO conducted an investigation into an allegation that weapons grade nuclear material was missing from the Department of Energy (DOE) Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant and determined the answers to specific questions regarding the nuclear material accounting system at the facility.GAO found that an unusually large amount of weapons grade nuclear material was unacounted for at the end of the facili...
Reconciliation of Special Nuclear Material Unaccounted For
EMD-78-58: Published: May 5, 1978. Publicly Released: May 5, 1978.
Previous GAO reports on systems used to safeguard nuclear materials pointed out weaknesses in material accountability systems resulting from state-of-the-art limitations and the need for tighter physical security requirements. After the National Security Council determined that material unaccounted for (MUF) data could be released publicly, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Departmen...