Army Inventory: Parts Shortages are Impacting Operations and Maintenance Effectiveness : Report to Congressional Committees
U.S. General Accounting Office, 2001 - 35 páginas
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Página 12 - ... of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001.
Página 14 - RECORD VERSION STATEMENT BY LIEUTENANT GENERAL CHARLES S. MAHAN, JR. DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR LOGISTICS BEFORE THE...
Página 15 - ... hours a week, and that some worked 70 hours a week. In August 1999, we reported that the majority of factors cited by military personnel as sources of dissatisfaction and reasons for leaving the military were work-related circumstances such as the lack of parts and materials to successfully complete daily job requirements...
Página 2 - Specifically, while the helicopters generally met their missioncapable goals, indicating that parts shortages have not affected their mission capability, supply availability rates and cannibalization of parts from one aircraft to another indicate that spare parts shortages have indeed been a problem.
Página 16 - For example, because a cracked gear in a Chinook transmission was discovered during an overhaul, the entire fleet was grounded in August 1999. As a result, the demand for the part has been much greater than anticipated.
Página 3 - Throughout the report, we refer to controlled exchange as cannibalization. manner. Furthermore, according to Army and Defense Logistics Agency officials, a contributing factor to the shortages was the Army's inability to obtain parts for these aging aircraft from the original part manufacturers, which may no longer be in business.
Página 26 - The Defense Logistics Agency's major initiative to resolve aircraft spare parts shortages is its Aviation Investment Strategy. This fiscal year 2000 initiative focuses on replenishing consumable aviation repair parts that have been identified as having availability problems that affect readiness.
Página 20 - Defense Logistics Agency records show that as a result of a contractor's late deliveries of Apache shear bolts, the Agency did not have the parts available for Apache users.