Defense Logistics: Additional Oversight and Reporting for the Army Logistics Modernization Program Are Needed
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The Logistics Modernization Program LMP is an Army business system that is intended to replace the aging Army systems that manage inventory and depot repair operations. From 1999 through 2009, the Army expended more than 1 billion for LMP. LMP was originally scheduled to be completed by 2005, but after the first deployment in July 2003, the Army delayed fielding because of significant problems. The Army later decided to field the system in two additional deployments the second in May 2009 and the third in October 2010. GAO was asked to evaluate the extent to which the Army will achieve the intended functionality e.g., supply chain management and materiel maintenance from LMP for the commands, depots, and arsenals participating in the third deployment. To do this, GAO reviewed Army plans and policies related to LMP and met with Army officials at three Army commands and several third deployment sites.
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies