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Military Space Operations: Common Problems and Their Effects on Satellite and Related Acquisitions
GAO-03-825R: Published: Jun 2, 2003. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 2003.
In fiscal year 2003, the Department of Defense expects to spend more than $18 billion to develop, acquire, and operate satellites and other space-related systems. Satellite systems collect information on the capabilities and intentions of potential adversaries. They enable military forces to be warned of a missile attack and to communicate and navigate while avoiding hostile action. And they provi...
Strategic Defense Initiative Program: National Test Bed Acquisition Has Not Proceeded as Planned
NSIAD-88-180FS: Published: Jun 9, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) progress in acquiring simulation and testing capabilities for its National Test Bed (NTB) Program.GAO found that SDIO: (1) designed NTB to provide a computer-based simulation capability to assess strategic defense systems without actually building or deploying such systems; (2) initiated NTB ac...
Comments on Protests of Air Force Cancellation of Solicitation for Drive Assembly Couplers
B-168259,B-168259(3): Published: Oct 20, 1970. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1970.
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Comments on Propriety of Withholding Contract Payment and Applying Amount Against Indebtedness to IRS
B-162526: Published: Oct 09, 1967. Publicly Released: Oct 09, 1967.
GAO commented on the propriety on withholding contractor payment and applying the amount against the contractor's indebtedness to the Internal Revenue Service. GAO noted that, in view of the release executed by the assignee, there was no reason why the additional amount payable under the supplemental agreement resulting from an Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals decision might not be set off...