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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...
Federal Research: Preliminary Information on the Small Business Technology Transfer Program
RCED-96-19: Published: Jan 24, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the implementation of the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, focusing on: (1) the quality and commercial potential of STTR research; (2) how agencies address potential conflicts of interest from the involvement of federally funded research and development (R&D) centers in STTR; and (3) the need for STTR in light of its similarity...
Military Personnel: High Aggregate Personnel Levels Maintained Throughout Drawdown
NSIAD-95-97: Published: Jun 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of the military drawdown on the services' ability to staff active duty combat and support units.GAO found that: (1) the services have retained over 95 percent of their authorized positions despite major personnel reductions, maintained high fill rates for most ranks, and kept over 90 percent of authorized positions filled in a large maj...
Military Bases: Letters and Requests Received on Proposed Closures and Realignments
NSIAD-95-133S: Published: May 9, 1995. Publicly Released: May 9, 1995.
GAO provided a supplement including copies of letters from Congress and other interested parties relating to its report on military base closures and realignments.GAO found that: (1) many interested parties, including members of Congress, have sent GAO correspondence on base closures; (2) several of these letters were from multiple requesters and included attachments of data, analyses, and/or eval...
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...
1995 Defense Budget: Potential Reductions and Rescissions in RDT&E and Procurement Programs
NSIAD-94-255BR: Published: Sep 8, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1994.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1995 budget request for selected research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) and procurement programs, focusing on: (1) potential reductions to the FY 1995 budget request; and (2) rescissions to prior FY appropriations.GAO found that: (1) schedule delays, program requirement changes, and program uncertainties have affected RDT...
Defense Business Operations Fund
NSIAD-94-151R: Published: Apr 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of the Defense Business Operations Fund (DBOF) at selected military installations, focusing on: (1) the impact DBOF has had at the customer and provider level; and (2) problems managers are having with DBOF implementation. GAO noted that: (1) DBOF implementation has had minimal impact at the customer and provider level; (2) customers hav...
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...
Federal Personnel: The EEO Implications of Reductions-In-Force
T-GGD-94-87: Published: Feb 1, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1994.
GAO discussed the impact of reductions-in-force (RIF) on minorities and women at three Department of Defense installations. GAO noted that: (1) RIF actions have resulted in separations of minorities in numbers disproportionate to the numbers in the workforce at the three installations reviewed; (2) women have been separated in disproportionate numbers at two of the locations; (3) minorities and wo...
Household Goods: Packing and Containerization Contract at Fort George G. Meade, Md.
NSIAD-93-224: Published: Aug 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an Army contract award for packing and containerization services at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.GAO found that: (1) the contract award was not improper; (2) the contracting officer confirmed the contractor's authorization with the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) as required; (3) the transportation officer's certificate of support accompanyi...