DoD has Serious Problems with Care and Maintenance of Conventional Ammunition.
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC PROCUREMENT LOGISTICS AND READINESS DIV
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Significant problems exist among the military services concerning the adequacy with which conventional ammunition is being stored, maintained, and renovated. The army has a large backlog of ammunition in need of renovation, the Navys ammunition accountability is inadequate and records often cannot be relied on to depict the actual quantity and condition and the Air Forces use of open storage at its depots in Europe has caused ammunition to deteriorate faster than needed maintenance can be performed. GAO believes the Department of Defense and the military services must act immediately to prevent further degradation of ammunition stocks. Author
- Administration and Management
- Ammunition and Explosives