Accession Number:

AD1103040

Title:

DEFENSE INFRASTRUCTURE: Long-term Challenges in Managing the Military Construction Program

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

United States General Accounting Office Washington United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2004-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

The Department of Defenses DOD military construction program provides funding for construction projects in the United States and overseas, and funds most base realignment and closure costs. Recent Office of the Secretary of Defense OSD estimates indicate that it would cost as much as 164 billion to improve facilities to a level that would meet the departments goals. GAO was asked to report on the 1 steps OSD has taken to enhance program management, 2 process of prioritizing and resourcing military construction projects, and 3 advantages and disadvantages of increasing the current funding thresholds for constructing and repairing facilities.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE