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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military services' fiscal year (FY) 1991 budget requests for ammunition items and the Army's request for ammunition production base support.

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Matter for Congressional Consideration

Matter Status
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's ammunition budget request by $343.3 million for 21 items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's ammunition budget request by $343.3 million for 21 items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Navy's FY 1991 ammunition budget request by $19.6 million and its FY 1990 appropriation by $1 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Navy's FY 1991 ammunition budget request by $19.6 million and its FY 1990 appropriation by $1 million.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Air Force's ammunition budget request by $62.6 million for two items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Air Force's ammunition budget request by $62.6 million for two items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Marine Corps' ammunition budget request by $8.5 million for three items and increase its request by $2.3 million for two other items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Marine Corps' ammunition budget request by $8.5 million for three items and increase its request by $2.3 million for two other items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's FY 1989 appropriation by $88,000 for one item and its FY 1990 appropriation by $48.9 million for two items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees on Appropriations should reduce the Army's FY 1989 appropriation by $88,000 for one item and its FY 1990 appropriation by $48.9 million for two items.
Closed - Implemented
The Senate and House Committees should either reduce the Air Force ammunition budget request for another item by $2.4 million or increase the procurement quantity for the item.
Closed - Not Implemented
The Senate and House Committees should either reduce the Air Force ammunition budget request for another item by $2.4 million or increase the procurement quantity for the item.
Closed - Not Implemented

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