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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military services' fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget requests and the Army's request for ammunition production base support.

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Matter for Congressional Consideration

Matter Status Comments
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's ammunition budget request by $514.7 million for 15 items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations reduced the Army's FY 1990 ammunition budget request by $204.4 million for 10 ammunition items. They did not make the other recommended reductions.
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's ammunition budget request by $514.7 million for 15 items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations reduced the Army's ammunition budget request by $204.4 million for 10 ammunition items. They did not make the other recommended reductions.
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Air Force's ammunition request by $193.3 million for nine budget line items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations reduced the Air Force's FY 1990 ammunition budget request by $4 million for 2 items. They did not make the other recommended reductions.
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Air Force's ammunition request by $193.3 million for nine budget line items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations reduced the Air Force's FY 1990 ammunition budget by $4 million for 2 items. They did not make the other recommended reductions.
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Navy's ammunition budget request by $28.5 million for four ammunition items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations reduced the Navy's FY 1990 ammunition budget request by $1.4 million for 1 item. They did not make the other recommended reductions.
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Navy's ammunition budget request by $28.5 million for four ammunition items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations reduced the Navy's FY 1990 ammunition budget request by $1.4 million for 1 item. They did not make the other recommended reductions.
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Marine Corps' ammunition budget by $22.7 million.
Closed - Not Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations did not make the recommended reduction to the Marine Corps' FY 1990 ammunition budget request. Since Congress has completed actions on the FY 1990 budget, the recommendation is no longer applicable.
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Marine Corps' ammunition budget by $22.7 million.
Closed - Not Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations did not make the recommended reduction to the Marine Corps' FY 1990 ammunition budget request. Since Congress has completed actions on the FY 1990 budget, the recommendation is no longer applicable.

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