Accession Number : AD1026017

Title :   Depot Maintenance: Executed Workload and Maintenance Operations at DOD Depots

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : U.S. Government Accountability Office Washington United States

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Report Date : 03 Feb 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The Department of Defense (DOD) uses its maintenance capabilities to maintain, overhaul, and repair its military weapon systems (such as aircraft and ships) and equipment (such as generators and radars).1 To maintain these systems and equipment in order to meet national security goals, DOD uses a combination of military depotspublic-sector facilities that are government-owned and government-operatedand private-sector contractors.2 Depots have a key role in sustaining complex weapon systems and equipment both in peacetime and during mobilization, contingency, or other emergency. The military services operate 17 primary government-owned facilitiessuch as Anniston Army Depot at Anniston, Alabama; Air Forces Air Logistic Complex at Ogden, Utah; Norfolk Naval Shipyard at Portsmouth, Virginia; and Marine Depot Maintenance Command at Albany, Georgiathat perform depot-level maintenance on a wide range of vehicles and other military assets, including helicopters, combat vehicles, ships, aircraft, engines, and software.3

Descriptors :   department of defense , maintenance , logistics , cargo aircraft , capital investments , aircrafts , aircraft equipment , combat vehicles , air force personnel , SUPPLY DEPOTS , weapon systems , military capabilities , Workload

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE