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Air Force Electronic Systems Center: Reorganization Resulted in Workforce Reassignments at Hanscom Air Force Base, but Other Possible Effects Are Not Yet Known
GAO-13-366: Published: Apr 25, 2013. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2013.
The reorganization of the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) affected reporting chains of command and workforce composition for some offices at Hanscom Air Force Base, but did not change how former components of the Electronic Systems Center (ESC) at Hanscom carry out their acquisition mission. Personnel in functional offices who provide technical services previously reported to the locally-based E...
Defense Management: Issues in Contracting for Lodging and Temporary Office Space at MacDill Air Force Base
GAO-04-296: Published: Jan 27, 2004. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 2004.
Since the September 11, 2001, attacks and the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom, thousands of National Guard and Reserve members have been activated and mobilized to military installations across the country. Some installations, like MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, where more than 3,000 reservists have been mobilized, have had to arrange for off-base lodging in local hotels and apartm...
DOD Competitive Sourcing: Air Force Reserve Command A-76 Competitions
NSIAD-99-235R: Published: Sep 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force Reserve Command's completed competitions for contracts recently won by the private sector for functions at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, and Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York, focusing on the: (1) Command's process for conducting the competitions, including the development of the performance work statemen...
Defense Acquisitions: Testing of F-15 and F-16 Radomes
NSIAD-99-43R: Published: Jan 28, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1999.
GAO provided information on the potential for shortfalls in the performance of two radomes, one for the F-15 Eagle and one for the F-16 Falcon, focusing on whether replacement radomes, bought for spares and supplied by vendors other than the original manufacturer, met the Air Force's specifications for the original radomes.GAO noted that: (1) the test data, provided to GAO in October 1998, showed...
Military Bases: Transfer of the 458th Operations Group to McGuire Air Force Base
NSIAD-98-207BR: Published: Jul 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the transfer of the 458th Operations Group from Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), Louisiana, to McGuire AFB, New Jersey, focusing on: (1) factors that prompted the transfer of this unit and decisions of the 1993 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission that affected Barksdale AFB; (2) the estimated costs, savings, and operational...
Excess Equipment for Former Castle Air Force Base
NSIAD-98-94R: Published: Feb 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the availability of federal excess equipment to use in establishing a military retail store at the former Castle Air Force Base in California, focusing on: (1) whether large and expensive type-equipment, such as refrigeration units, was available in defense disposal offices located in the general geographic area of the former base; and (2) a brief...
Military Bases: Mission Transfers Affecting Ellsworth Air Force Base
NSIAD-97-58: Published: Feb 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs and benefits of several B-1B aircraft mission transfers affecting the Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB) in South Dakota, focusing on the: (1) extent to which the Air Force analyzed the costs and benefits of the proposed jet engine intermediate maintenance consolidation at Dyess AFB, Texas; (2) costs and benefits of transferring the Route Int...
Military Airlift: The C-17 Program Update and Proposed Settlement
T-NSIAD-94-166: Published: Apr 19, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1994.
GAO discussed the status of the Department of Defense's (DOD) C-17 program, focusing on: (1) C-17 cost, schedule, and performance issues; and (2) the proposed settlement agreement with the prime contractor. GAO noted that: (1) the C-17 program continues to experience cost, schedule, and performance problems; (2) the current estimate for the C-17 program now exceeds the $43 billion estimate; (3) de...
1993 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions in Command, Control, and Communications Satellite Programs
NSIAD-92-289BR: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined the Army, Navy, and Air Force fiscal year (FY) 1993 budget requests and prior years' appropriations for selected command, control, and communications satellite programs; and (2) identified potential reductions to the FY 1993 budget request and potential rescissions to prior year appropriations.GAO found that: (1) schedule slippage, technical r...
B-2 Bomber: Potential Rescission of Prior Appropriations for Military Construction
NSIAD-92-320BR: Published: Sep 25, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1992.
GAO identified potential rescissions to the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1990 through FY 1992 appropriations for the B-2 bomber's facilities construction programs.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force's updated plans show that the B-2 construction projects funded in FY 1991 will not be needed before 2000; and (2) the $21.4 million intended for facilities construction in FY 1991 could be rescinded...