Military Operations and Capabilities Issue Area Plan:
Fiscal Years 1998-2000
IAP-98-25: Published: Mar 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1998.
- Full Report:
GAO provided information on its Military Operations and Capabilities issue area plan for fiscal years 1998-2000, focusing on: (1) military planning activities; (2) Department of Defense (DOD) budgeting for operations and maintenance (O&M); (3) the readiness and sustainability of military forces, weapons, and support systems; and (4) initiatives aimed at maintaining a quality force.
GAO plans to assess the: (1) accuracy of budget estimates for DOD's O&M account and the potential for greater savings and efficiencies; (2) the readiness of military forces and equipment to carry out their expected roles in the national military strategy and the potential to enhance or sustain readiness at less cost; and (3) the effectiveness of DOD's efforts to recruit and retain a quality force and maintain adequate quality-of-life programs.