TITLE

Warfighter Support: Observations on DOD's Ground Combat Uniforms

AUTHOR(S)
Solis, William M.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;5/28/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in the U.S. on the assessment of ground combat uniforms and camouflage utility uniforms used in the Department of Defense. Elements of the uniforms that are patented or proprietary were identified. It discusses its impact on sharing of technology with services and Special Operations command. Uniform policies were also analyzed to assess the challenges and risks associated with individuals serving in combat assignments.
ACCESSION #
51335138

 

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