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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...
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...
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 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...
Military Airlift: Information on Gander Crash and Improved Controls Over Military Charters
NSIAD-90-243BR: Published: Sep 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. government's participation in the Canadian investigation of the 1985 aircraft crash in Newfoundland, focusing on: (1) U.S. agencies' roles in assisting the Canadian Aviation Safety Board in its investigation; (2) the plane's cargo; and (3) military actions to ensure U.S. military charter safety and security.GAO found that: (...
F-16 Program: Reasonably Competitive Premiums for European Coproduction
NSIAD-90-181: Published: May 14, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an aerospace contractor's procedures to calculate reasonably competitive premiums for the F-16 Multinational Fighter Program.GAO found that the: (1) contractor used reasonable methods, suitable data, and accurate computations in setting the premium for those components; (2) contractor's calculations did not overstate premiums or prevent European su...
Defense Health Care: Workload Reductions at Military Hospitals Have Increased CHAMPUS Costs
HRD-89-47: Published: Jul 10, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the reduced access of beneficiaries to military medical facilities, focusing on: (1) the extent to which military facilities referred beneficiaries to the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS); (2) whether the reduced access occurred in inpatient or outpatient services; (3) whether reductions occurred in facilities...
[Comments on Protest of Air Force Rejection of Bid]
B-233008: Published: Dec 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
Impact Aid: San Antonio Military School Districts Can Adjust to Reduced Federal Assistance
HRD-88-63BR: Published: May 19, 1988. Publicly Released: May 19, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Education's reductions in impact aid payments to the three military school districts located on Lackland Air Force Base (AFB), Randolph AFB, and Fort Sam Houston, in Bexar County, Texas, to: (1) evaluate the reasonableness of the reductions; (2) determine the magnitude of the school districts' funding problems; and (3) identify...