Accession Number : ADA327663

Title :   Afloat Positioning: Not All Equipment Meets the Army's Readiness Goal.

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

PDF Url : ADA327663

Report Date : 23 JUL 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : This report provides information on the readiness of the Army's war reserve equipment prepositioned afloat. Specifically, this report discusses the extent to which the brigade set of war reserve equipment, which is prepositioned on ships, meets the Army's readiness goal. It also addresses the status of the Army's efforts to establish facilities to maintain this brigade set of equipment and develop an information system that accurately measures and reports the readiness condition of war reserve equipment. This report provides information on the readiness of the Army's war reserve equipment prepositioned afloat. Specifically, this report discusses the extent to which the brigade set of war reserve equipment, which is prepositioned on ships, meets the Army's readiness goal. It also addresses the status of the Army's efforts to establish facilities to maintain this brigade set of equipment and develop an information system that accurately measures and reports the readiness condition of war reserve equipment.

Descriptors :   *OPERATIONAL READINESS, *ARMY EQUIPMENT, *PREPOSITIONING(LOGISTICS), MAINTENANCE, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, MILITARY SUPPLIES, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, BRIGADE LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, MATERIALS, ARMY FACILITIES, CONTRACTORS, SUPPLY DEPOTS, MISSIONS, RESERVE EQUIPMENT.

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE