Accession Number : ADA289417

Title :   Defense Supply: Acquisition Leadtime Requirements Can Be Significantly Reduced.

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

PDF Url : ADA289417

Report Date : 20 DEC 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : This GAO Report investigated the acquisition lead time allowed by the Department of Defense in its weapon systems procurement and other military requirements in terms of its cost effectiveness. The GAO determined that further improvements could be made by following recommendations proffered in earlier reports. Lead time could be further reduced and geater cost savings attained.

Descriptors :   *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, *ACQUISITION, *LEAD TIME, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, COST EFFECTIVENESS, COST ANALYSIS, WEAPON SYSTEMS, REDUCTION, SUPPLIES, INVENTORY CONTROL, MILITARY PROCUREMENT, SAVINGS, STOCKPILES.

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE