Accession Number : ADA330849

Title :   Before the Subcommittee on Seapower of the Senate Committee on Armed Services on C-17 Multi-Year Procurement Request

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (ACQUISITION AND TECHNOLOGY) WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA330849

Report Date : 28 MAR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The Department is requesting legislative approval for: (1) a multi-year procurement contract; (2) a waiver of section 2306b(1), 10 USC to extend the multi-year procurement duration from five to seven years; and (3) use of prior year funds for the Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) purchase in FY 1996. We are seeking approval ahead of the FY 1997 budget cycle (June 1, 1996 requested) in order to execute the MYP proposal. I sincerely believe this is a good news story; one that leverages more than a billion dollars in procurement funding. The C-17 MYP offer on the table is a good one. I believe that the C-17, thanks to the efforts of the Congress, the Department of Defense, the Air Force, and McDonnell Douglas, is proving itself to be worth the commitment.

Descriptors :   *JET TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, *MILITARY PROCUREMENT, *MILITARY BUDGETS, MOBILITY, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, MILITARY STRATEGY, COST ANALYSIS, COMBAT READINESS, MILITARY CAPABILITIES, THREAT EVALUATION, MILITARY MODERNIZATION, MILITARY PLANNING, AIRLIFT OPERATIONS, PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING.

Subject Categories : Transport Aircraft
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE