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National Aero-Space Plane: A Technology Development and Demonstration Program To Build the X-30
NSIAD-88-122: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1988.
GAO reviewed the National Aerospace Plane (NASP) Program, a joint Department of Defense (DOD) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) technology development and demonstration program to build and test the X-30 experimental flight vehicle.GAO found that: (1) although NASP was a technologically challenging and high-risk program, it had potentially high payoffs; (2) the program sched...
DOD Voluntary Education: Determining and Meeting Postsecondary Education Needs in Europe
HRD-88-12: Published: Dec 15, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1987.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated how the overseas military services educational programs are: (1) determining their current needs assessments; and (2) providing undergraduate educational services in Europe.GAO visited ten military installations and found that, although the needs assessment process varied in scope, focus, and methodology, the services generally applied the stand...
Department of Defense Hazardous Waste Management
T-NSIAD-88-4: Published: Nov 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1987.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance with environmental protection laws through its hazardous waste generation, storage, and disposal management, and disposal site cleanup efforts. GAO found that: (1) although it had previously cited storage and disposal problems at 12 installations, delayed disposal, slow construction of storage facilities, and limited hazardous waste reduct...
Hazardous Waste: Tinker Air Force Base Is Making Progress in Cleaning Up Abandoned Sites
NSIAD-87-164BR: Published: Jul 10, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to dispose of hazardous waste at Tinker Air Force Base (AFB).GAO found that, in 1985, Tinker AFB: (1) created the Installation Program Technical Review Committee to resolve problems in a more timely and effective manner; (2) established an environmental action group to increase its responsiveness to hazardo...
Attack Warning: ADP Replacement for Warning and Assessment System Still Years Away
IMTEC-86-15: Published: Jun 11, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed: (1) the Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment (TW/AA) system's capabilities; and (2) Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to modernize the warning and assessment information processing systems at the ballistic missile and air defense command centers.GAO found that: (1) the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) computer system and the com...
DOD Acquisition: Case Study of the Air Force Small Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
NSIAD-86-45S-16: Published: Jul 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1986.
GAO provided a supplement to its report on the defense acquisition work force. GAO examined the role of the program manager and contracting officer in developing the Small Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) program's acquisition strategy.GAO found that: (1) the Small ICBM acquisition strategy had a three-phase approach, starting with several competing contractors and resulting in the select...
Hazardous Waste Management at Tinker Air Force Base--Problems Noted, Improvements Needed
NSIAD-85-91: Published: Jul 19, 1985. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed hazardous waste management practices at Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma.GAO found that: (1) the base has been selling, transferring, or disposing of hazardous wastes rather than recycling them, as required by Department of Defense (DOD) waste management policies; (2) an industrial waste treatment plant at the base was not being used to full c...
Improved Controls Needed Over Waivers of the Armed Services Exchange Regulations
NSIAD-85-72: Published: May 13, 1985. Publicly Released: May 13, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO determined whether the post exchange at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, is selling major home appliances contrary to the intent of law and applicable federal regulations.GAO found that the post exchange is acting within its authority under existing military regulations because it is considered isolated with respect to the availability of these produ...
Survey of Energy Conservation Program at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
088706: Mar 25, 1975
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DOD Functions Contracted Out Under OMB Circular A-76: Contract Cost Increases and the Effects on Federal Employees
NSIAD-85-49: Published: Apr 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the long-range cost to the government and the effects on government employees by the Department of Defense contracting out commercial functions under Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76.GAO found that, of the 20 functions that were contracted out between October 1978 and February 1981, all but one of the functions had subsequent contra...