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US Navy - we didn’t even know the warehouse existed
« on: October 27, 2019, 11:36:46 »
Modly’s latest readiness snapshot for the Navy and Marine Corps came through an external audit by Ernst and Young. While the sea service maintains a 99.9 percent accuracy of its audits on individual warships, it suffered from a lack of information on its shore-based facilities, he said.

He disclosed that the audit team found a warehouse in Jacksonville, Florida, last year that contained more than $126 million in F-14 Tomcat, P-3 Orion and P-8 Poseidon parts.

“Not only did we not know that the parts existed, we didn’t even know the warehouse existed,” he said.

https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/10/25/pentagon-official-wants-to-keep-shaking-up-the-navy-marines/

Maverick or Iran? Just wondering who still needs those F-14 parts.
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Re: US Navy - we didn’t even know the warehouse existed
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2019, 12:00:39 »
P3 parts, eh? You don't say....
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Re: US Navy - we didn’t even know the warehouse existed
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2019, 19:10:18 »
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Re: US Navy - we didn’t even know the warehouse existed
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2019, 19:32:09 »
Don't bases do their own audits also?

Did nobody seriously ask "Hey, whats that big warehouse over there?  What do we use it for?"    at any point?


F-14 parts might be a bit outdated...but parts for P8's sound like they'd be something worth keeping track of...
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Re: US Navy - we didn’t even know the warehouse existed
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2019, 05:50:41 »
F-14 parts might be a bit outdated...but parts for P8's sound like they'd be something worth keeping track of...

They are supposed to be keeping close track of F-14 parts and destroying them all.  There are probably a few black marketeers dealing with Iran that would be interested in an uncontrolled warehouse with F-14 parts.