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National Defense Stockpile

United States. General Accounting Office

National Defense Stockpile

relocation of stockpile materials : report to the Chairman, Subcommitee on Seapower and Strategic and Critical Materials, Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office, U.S. General Accounting Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, Md. (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20877) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Equipment and supplies -- Storage.,
  • Strategic materials -- Massachusetts -- Storage.,
  • Strategic materials -- Rhode Island -- Storage.,
  • Weapons -- Massachusetts -- Storage.,
  • Weapons -- Rhode Island -- Storage.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRelocation of stockpile materials.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15294382M

    The Nuclear Posture Review is a legislatively-mandated review that establishes U.S. nuclear policy, strategy, capabilities and force posture for the next five to ten years. Top Stories U.S. Declassifies Nuclear Stockpile Details to Promote Transparency.   The Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of the N95 respirators, surgical masks, face, shields, gowns and other medical supplies desperately needed to protect front-line medical workers.

    The United States stockpiles 93 commodities having strategic and critical importance to national defense. To determine stockpile policy and goals for these commodities, the Federal Preparedness Agency (FPA) of the General Services Administration (GSA) uses a mathematical model to estimate what the requirements of the Nation's wartime economy will be. National Nuclear Security Administration. Maintaining the Stockpile. Nonproliferation. Powering the Navy. NNSA Hidden Talents: Daniel Escobar Learn More. Sandia National Laboratories hosts its first ‘Education With Industry’ officer Learn More. NNSA's Human Subjects Protection Program receives full accreditation from AAHRPP Learn More.

      The National Defense Strategy — the first new strategy in a decade — was released earlier this year. It has two main goals: To restore America’s competitive edge by blocking global rivals. stockpile study is a sufficient basis for U.S. mobilization planning, including the proposed changes in national defense stockpile goals. Materials, such as cobalt and titanium, are stockpiled to meet increased defense demands expected at the beginning of a wartime mobilization.


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White House. Trump team failed to follow NSC’s pandemic playbook. The page document, finished inprovided a step by step list of priorities – which National Defense Stockpile book then ignored by the. @article{osti_, title = {National defense stockpile}, author = {Heivilin, D.M.}, abstractNote = {This paper reports that while the Defense Department (DOD) has improved considerably its methodology for estimating stockpile requirements, GAO is concerned about the representation of uncertainty associated with goal estimates and the use of outdated information in the models.

The Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC) is a branch of the United States' Defense Logistics Agency, whose purpose it is to store, secure, and sell raw DNSC is based in Fort Belvoir and National Defense Stockpile book operations throughout the United als they offer for sale include: aluminum oxide, beryllium, chromium, cobalt, diamonds, ferrochromium, ferromanganese, iodine, iridium, mica.

I first read this book when I was in the seventh grade, back in At the time, Reagan's defense build-up was in full swing, and being interested in current events, I wanted to inform myself of the issues of the day. Fallows' indictment of the Pentagon's weapons-procurement systems is Reviews: 9.

The Materials Reserve and Stockpile Act of directed that the national stockpile, the supplemental stockpile, including the Commodity Credit Corporation stockpile, and the Defense Production Act inventory be combined into one National Stockpile and that a long-range disposal plan be developed to reduce the inventory of excess materials.

In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) evaluated the methodology and assumptions the National Security Council (NSC) used in its study of national defense stockpile goals; and (2) compiled the views of the participating : Paperback.

Prior toDLA Strategic Materials was known as the Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC), a field activity of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), which had 11 staffed depots and Use of Funds From National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund To Meet National Defense Stockpile Goals and Specifications in Effect on October 1, Pub.

–, title V, §Sept. 22,Stat. directed that, no later than Oct. 1,Administrator of General Services, or any Federal officer assuming Administrator’s responsibilities with respect to management of. Other articles where Strategic National Stockpile is discussed: biological weapon: Civil defense: a biological emergency is the Strategic National Stockpile program, which has created ton “push packages” of vaccines, medicines, decontamination agents, and emergency medical equipment, which are stored in a dozen locations across the country in preparation for emergencies.

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In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) evaluated the methodology and assumptions the National Security Council (NSC) used in its study of national defense stockpile goals; and (2) compiled the views of the participating noted that the NSC report recommended the: (1) reduction of the current stockpile goals of $ billion to $ million; and (2) filling of stockpile.

Stockpile Defense,LLC - W. Fairview Ave, Boise, Idaho - Rated 5 based on 70 Reviews "Great shop with friendly, knowledgeable and helpful 5/5(70). The primary purpose of the titanium stockpile is to have sufficient quantities of adequate-quality titanium sponge immediately available for defense use in time of national emergency (if a stockpile is strictly limited to national emergency use, it is termed a "strategic stockpile").

Get this from a library. National defense stockpile act: report to accompany H.R. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.].

Value, or e = Other). The net amount of stockpile materials should agree with line 1.g. on the Statement of Financial Position. This category of inventory reserved for use exclusively by the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund within the Department of Defense.

Describe any restrictions on the use, sale or disposition of stockpile. DoD FinancialManagement Regulation Volume 2B,Chapter10 CHAPTER 10 PUBLIC ENTERPRISE, MANAGEMENT, AND TRUST FUNDS National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund Pentagon Reservation Maintenance Revolving Fund the NDSF justification budget backup book for bothFile Size: KB.

To learn why the national stockpile failed so badly in this pandemic, I reached out to Andrew Lakoff, a professor at the University of Southern California who studies the politics of Author: Sean Illing.

Section of the Fiscal Year (FY) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (50 U.S.C. 98h-1) formally established a Market Impact Committee (the Committee) to “advise the National Defense Stockpile Manager on the projected domestic and foreign economic effects of all acquisitions and disposals of materials from the stockpile.

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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. National Book Critics Circle Award General Nonfiction Winners and Finalists books — 3 voters More lists with this book Community Reviews.4/5. Posts about Strategic National Stockpile written by WatchBlog.

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The Strategic National Stockpile got its start back inwith a budget of about $50 million. Since then, even though the details aren't public, it's clear that it has amassed an incredible.Establishes within the Treasury the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund for the acquisition of strategic and critical materials.

Authorizes the President to appoint advisory committees from industries concerned with specific materials if the President deems such action appropriate.A grave lesson of this book is that possessing a huge nuclear stockpile creates a diabolical paradox: Adding to that stockpile might not deter an enemy state from starting a nuclear war; it could.