GAO: Army still must address challenges for rail transport of equipment

By Dan Schere / May 3, 2023 at 2:44 PM
The Army has yet to address a number of issues related to the maintenance of rail transportation it uses for ammunition, vehicles and other equipment, according to the Government Accountability Office. In a GAO report submitted Tuesday as congressional testimony , 59% of the track on Army installations was rated as “red track,” in 2021, meaning it was closed due to defects. The Army has made efforts to manage the condition of the tracks, such as inspections, but still has...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.