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Ballistic Missile Defense: Current Status of Strategic Target System
NSIAD-95-78: Published: Mar 3, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization's (BMDO) Strategic Target System (STARS), focusing on the status of STARS, planned launches, costs, and the status of major hardware acquisition and refurbishment.GAO found that: (1) the Secretary of Defense's 1993 comprehensive review of the nation's defense strategy drastically reduced the...
Arms Control: Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Implementation
NSIAD-91-262: Published: Sep 12, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined U.S. implementation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, a bilateral agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on: (1) the On-Site Inspection Agency's (OSIA) role and organizational structure; (2) the costs and personnel associated with treaty implementation; and (3) OSIA operations and treaty implementati...
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...
DOD Foreign-Source Procurement at Prime Contract Level for Selected Products and Procurement Centers
ID-78-42: Published: May 18, 1978. Publicly Released: May 18, 1978.
A review of Department of Defense (DOD) prime contract awards of $10,000 and over from fiscal years 1975 to 1977 was conducted to determine the amount of foreign purchases and the extent to which purchases were exempt from provisions of the Buy American Act. There was an increase of about $322.5 million in DOD procurement of foreign-source supplies and equipment in 1977 over 1975. Foreign purchase...
Procurement Practices at the Defense Fuel Supply Center
PSAD-77-146: Published: Jul 25, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1977.
There have been allegations of poor procurement practices at the Defense Fuel Supply Center. Parker Solvents Company, Inc., claimed that it was not notified when the procurement responsibility for solvents was switched from the Little Rock Air Force Base to the Fuel Supply Center and that it had bid a lower price than the firm that was awarded a contract.The contract award at the higher price occu...
The Army Should Evaluate Effectiveness of the Direct Support System and Make Improvements
LCD-76-219: Published: Oct 1, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1976.
An evaluation was made of the effectiveness of the Army's direct supply support system (DSS) in comparison to the Army's standard supply system which relies on depots at installations as the primary sources of supply. Under DSS, peacetime requirements of Army units are provided directly from designated depots in the United States, with potential for greater efficiency and economy. Effective use of...
Survey of the Pricing of Negotiated Contract
093993: Jun 24, 1976
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Opportunities for Reducing Costs
092602: Jul 9, 1971
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