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DEFENSE MAINTENANCE: Sustaining Readiness Support Capabilities Requires a Comprehensive Plan

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[Technical Report, Congressional Testimony]

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United States General Accounting Office

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As requested, my testimony today will 1 provide a perspective about how the Departments depot maintenance program has changed since 1987, 2 highlight some of the management weaknesses we have identified in prior and ongoing work on DODs logistics system in general and more specifically the depot maintenance programs, and 3 discuss some key issues we believe the Department should address to help its maintenance programs achieve desired readiness and sustainability capabilities in an economical manner. Appendix I lists our related reports in this area.


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  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

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[A, Approved For Public Release]