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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) assessed the Department of Defense's (DOD) appropriation request for fiscal year (FY) 1987 for its ammunition and production-base support programs; and (2) examined the status of prior years' funding to identify any excess funds.

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Matter for Congressional Consideration

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The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's ammunition appropriation request by $624.7 million.
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The Appropriations Committees reduced the Army's ammunition appropriation request by $359.1 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's ammunition appropriation request by $624.7 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Appropriations Committees reduced the Army's ammunition appropriation request by $359.1 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Navy's ammunition appropriation request by $248.3 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Appropriations Committees reduced the Navy's ammunition appropriation request by $153.5 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Navy's ammunition appropriation request by $248.3 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Appropriations Committees reduced the Navy's ammunition appropriation request by $153.5 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Marine Corps' ammunition appropriation request by $151.1 million.
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The Appropriations Committees reduced the Marine Corps' ammunition appropriation request by $110.1 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Marine Corps' ammunition appropriation request by $151.1 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Appropriations Committees reduced the Marine Corps' ammunition appropriation request by $110.1 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Air Force's ammunition appropriation request by $621.6 million.
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The Appropriations Committees reduced the Air Force's ammunition appropriation request by $373.6 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Air Force's ammunition appropriation request by $621.6 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Appropriations Committees reduced the Air Force's ammunition appropriation request by $373.6 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's $353.9 million production-base request by $177.6 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Appropriations Committees reduced the Army's production base request by $146.8 million.
The House and Senate Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's $353.9 million production-base request by $177.6 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Appropriations Committees reduced the Army's production base request by $146.8 million.

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