Military inventories (81 - 89 of 89 items)
Nuclear Propulsion: Repair Part Costs Being Reduced
NSIAD-86-167: Published: Jul 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 1986.
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128282: Oct 31, 1985
GAO testified on: (1) its annual reviews of the military services' ammunition budgets; and (2) its evaluation of the President's budget request of $5.3 billion for ammunition items and $368.4 million for enhancing ammunition production facilities. The reviews focused on whether: (1) the quantities requested were needed; (2) the unit costs were reasonable; and (3) technical problems were resolved....
Summaries Of Conclusions And Recommendations On Department Of Defense Operations
PSAD-75-36: Published: Feb 3, 1975. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1975.
GAO provided a summary of its findings, conclusions, and recommendations on Department of Defense (DOD) operations.GAO noted that: (1) no single organization in DOD has responsibility and authority for total planning and operating of the AUTODIN system; (2) problems associated with this fragmented managerial responsibility are exemplified in two Defense communications programs--a 6-year-old progra...
Opportunity For Improving Results Of Tire-Rebuilding Programs In Europe
B-159200: Published: Jan 8, 1971. Publicly Released: Jan 8, 1971.
GAO reviewed the military services' participation in Europe's tire-rebuilding programs, focusing on motor vehicle tires.GAO noted that: (1) neither the Army nor the Air Force has used rebuilt tires to the extent possible; (2) about $1 million could have been saved in Europe during fiscal year 1969 if a more effective tire-rebuilding program had been available; (3) the Army and the Air Force were s...
Need For Improvement In Utilization Of Available Material In The Department Of Defense
B-163478: Published: May 14, 1968. Publicly Released: May 14, 1968.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) centralized screening system--a computer operation designed to match Defense assets not needed by one activity against the needs of another.GAO noted that: (1) the centralized screening system has greatly benefited DOD in its use of material but there is a need for certain improvements to increase the effectiveness of the system; (2) under the central...
Savings Available If Shipping Containers For Military Electronic Equipment Are Reused
B-146917: Published: Feb 15, 1968. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1968.
GAO reviewed the utilization by the Department of the Army of reusable containers for electronic equipment.GAO noted that: (1) a need for improvement in the Army's procedures for identifying containers and making them available for transfer to manufacturers of electronic equipment for the shipment of newly produced electronic equipment; (2) such use of government-furnished shipping containers woul...
Savings Available To The Army By Tightening Controls Over Its Tractor-Trailer Fleet In Europe
B-162771: Published: Jan 30, 1968. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1968.
GAO reviewed the Army's management and utilization of highway transportation equipment in Europe, focusing on tests of the practices and reporting controls used in the daily operations of the fleet, including maintenance and parts supply as they contributed to equipment availability.GAO noted that: (1) the Army's management procedures were inadequate for the 37th Transportation Group to maintain p...
Need For Improvement In The Army's Supply System To Ensure The Recovery Of Repairable Spare Parts
B-146874: Published: Jan 23, 1968. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 1968.
GAO reviewed the practices and procedures relating to the return of recoverable repair parts to Army repair facilities.GAO noted that: (1) the Army has established procedures governing the return of unserviceable recoverable repair parts to the supply system for repair and reuse; (2) however, GAO found that substantial quantities of these parts were not being returned by using activities; (3) at s...
Review of the Management of Aircraft Repair Parts Reserved for Maintenance Activities at Depots in the Continental United States
B-157373: Published: Apr 25, 1967. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1967.
GAO reviewed the management of aircraft repair parts reserved for maintenance activities at Army depots in the continental United States.GAO noted that: (1) more effective management of inventories maintained for aircraft overhaul could result in savings through the reduction of investment in inventories and the prevention of premature or unnecessary procurements; (2) in general, GAO found that th...