Accession Number : ADA324498

Title :   Defense Depot Maintenance: Uncertainties and Challenges DoD Faces in Restructuring Its Depot Maintenance Program.

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

PDF Url : ADA324498

Report Date : MAY 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : The report discusses the Department of Defense's (DOD) (1) plans for eliminating costly depot maintenance excess capacity, (2) progress in finalizing a new depot workload allocation policy, (3) current approach for allocating maintenance workloads for new and existing systems, and (4) estimates that billions can be saved by outsourcing depot maintenance. Before getting into the details of our statement we would like to provide a brief summary of the major points covered in our testimony.

Descriptors :   *MAINTENANCE, *SUPPLY DEPOTS, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, COST ESTIMATES, WORKLOAD.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE