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according to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's activities to handle issues of the helical torquemeter apparatus put in in OH-6A and OH-58A helicopters. GAO discovered that, in 1986, the military offered contracts to the engine producer to: (1) redecorate the equipment to lessen steel fatigue; (2) offer new gears of the present layout to interchange the used gears within the engines and in inventory; and (3) practice harmful attempt comparisons among new and used gears of the present layout. GAO additionally came upon that, even supposing the Army's plan to deal with the matter was once basically kind of like the single it and the producer proposed in 1980, it didn't approve investment until eventually the equipment failure was once exact a safety-of-flight factor in 1986.