Accession Number : ADA288694

Title :   Military Readiness: DOD needs to Develop a more Comprehensive Measurement System.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

PDF Url : ADA288694

Report Date : 27 OCT 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : This report addresses your concerns that declining defense budgets & Increasing the potential for a return to the days of "hollow forces" that prevailed during the 1970s. More specifically, you asked that we conduct a review to determine (1) whether the definition and indicators of readiness adequately reflect the many complex components that contribute to overall military readiness and (2) whether there are current readiness indicators that can predict positive or negative changes in readiness.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY OPERATIONS, *COMBAT READINESS, MEASUREMENT, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, NATIONAL SECURITY, MORALE, MANPOWER, MILITARY CAPABILITIES, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, MILITARY TRAINING, MILITARY BUDGETS.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE