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Navy Aircraft Carriers: Cost-Effectiveness of Conventionally and Nuclear-Powered Carriers
NSIAD-98-1: Published: Aug 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO: (1) compared the relative effectiveness of conventionally powered and nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in meeting national security requirements; (2) estimated the total life-cycle costs of conventionally powered and nuclear-powered carriers; and (3) identified implications of an all-nuclear carrier force on overseas homeporting in Japan and overseas pr...
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...
Navy: Status of Recommendations on Officers' Professional Military Education
NSIAD-91-124BR: Published: Mar 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Naval War College's intermediate and senior schools' implementation of the Panel on Military Education's recommendations aimed at assisting the Department of Defense in improving its officer professional military education programs.GAO found that the: (1) Naval War College intermediate and senior schools were not distinct institutions; (2) Nava...
Defense Acquisition: Fleet Ballistic Missile Program Offers Lessons for Successful Programs
NSIAD-90-160: Published: Sep 6, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Navy's management of its Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program, focusing on program management features that contributed to the program's success.GAO found that: (1) the five interrelated features that contributed to FBM success were funding and program stability, life-cycle responsibility, continuity of key personnel, program of...
DOD Contracting: Air Force and Navy Maintenance of Training Aircraft and Training Equipment
NSIAD-89-114: Published: Mar 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1989.
GAO assessed the decisions of Lowry Air Force Base (AFB), Columbus AFB, and the Navy to contract for aircraft maintenance services, focusing on: (1) projected cost savings; (2) the potential impact on personnel and equipment readiness; (3) the economic impact on the affected communities; (4) the impact on wartime mobilization requirements and personnel rotation schedules; and (5) other impacts on...
Use of Commercial Air Carriers To Distribute Military Supplies
LCD-78-243: Published: Mar 2, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1979.
As a result of a congressional action to deregulate domestic air cargo rates, the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Norfolk Port and Industrial Authority suggested that the military would benefit by using scheduled air carriers to distribute supplies. GAO examined the effect of deregulation on the distribution patterns used by the Department of Defense (DOD) and checked on the volume o...
Selected Significant Audit Findings In The Department of Defense
B-106190: Published: Jan 31, 1969. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1969.
GAO reported on its audit findings related to the activities of the Department of Defense (DOD).GAO noted that: (1) Army procedures did not provide a systematic method for the communication and consideration of recommended changes in plans that affect equipment requirements; (2) had Army officials given timely consideration to recommendations that usage of the M-132 flamethrowers be more limited t...