Accession Number : ADA304698

Title :   Army Inventory. Budget Requests for Spare and Repair Parts Are Not Reliable.

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

PDF Url : ADA304698

Report Date : 29 DEC 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed the accuracy of spare and repair parts data used in determining Army inventory requirements and Defense Business Operating Fund budget requests. The objectives were to evaluate (1) the accuracy of the databases used to determine item requirements and inventory levels for budget request purposes and (2) the actions taken to correct data problems that could affect the reliability of the budget estimates.

Descriptors :   *ACCURACY, *ARMY EQUIPMENT, *INVENTORY CONTROL, *MILITARY BUDGETS, DATA BASES, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES, COST EFFECTIVENESS, ECONOMICS, COMBAT READINESS, MILITARY STANDARDS, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, REPAIR, ERROR ANALYSIS, ALLOCATIONS, STRATIFICATION, PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING, SHORTAGES, SPARE PARTS, ARMY PROCUREMENT, CORPORATE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE