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Contract Management: DOD Could Benefit From the Use of Internal Recovery Auditing
NSIAD-00-66R: Published: Mar 10, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 2000.
GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) internal recovery auditing program.GAO noted that: (1) the Fiscal Year (FY) 1996 National Defense Authorization Act required the Secretary of Defense to conduct a demonstration program to evaluate the feasibility of using private contractors to identify overpayments the Department of Defense (DOD) has made to vendors; (2) the program be...
Defense Transportation: More Reliable Information Key to Managing Airlift Services More Efficiently
NSIAD-00-6: Published: Mar 6, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Mobility Command's airlift rates, focusing on the: (1) extent to which the Air Mobility Command has reliable financial information for managing airlift transportation services; and (2) factors affecting efficient cost control of airlift services.GAO noted that: (1) the Air Mobility Command lacks accurate cost information to set rates and as...
Defense Computers: U.S. Transportation Command's Management of Y2K Operational Testing
AIMD-00-21: Published: Nov 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Transportation Command's (TRANSCOM) year 2000-related end-to-end testing activities, focusing on TRANSCOM's management of its end-to-end test of its ability to plan and execute joint major theater war (MTW) deployment operations.GAO noted that: (1) year 2000 end-to-end testing is an essential component of an effective year 2...
Presidential Travel: Costs and Accounting for President's 1998 Trips to China, Chile, and Africa
NSIAD-99-164: Published: Sep 21, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on President Clinton's 1998 trips to Africa, Chile, and China, focusing on: (1) the estimated costs and the nature of the costs of these trips; and (2) executive branch accounting procedures for such expenses.GAO noted that: (1) presidential travel to foreign destinations requires planning, coordination, and logistical and personnel sup...
Military Operations: Impact of Operations Other Than War on the Services Varies
NSIAD-99-69: Published: May 24, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the impact of operations other than war (OOTW) on the military services, focusing on the: (1) impact of OOTW on the warfighting capability of each of the services, including the time to recover warfighting skills; (2) extent to which reporting systems fully capture the impacts; (3) available information on the effect of OOTW on moral...
Special Operations Forces: C-130 Upgrade Plan Could Help Fix Electronic Warfare Deficiencies
NSIAD-99-1: Published: Nov 13, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Special OperationsCommand's (USSOCOM) acquisition strategy for aircraft electronic warfare systems, focusing on the: (1) fixed-wing C-130 aircraft operated by USSOCOM's Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC); (2) soundness of AFSOC's electronic warfare acquisition strategy; and (3) extent to which AFSOC is correcting deficiencies and...
Joint Training: Observations on the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Exercise Program
NSIAD-98-189: Published: Jul 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), Exercise Program, focusing on the: (1) number and type of CJCS exercises conducted and planned from 1995 to 2002; (2) basis for the Department of Defense's (DOD) estimates of exercise costs for the same time period; and (3) availability of DOD data to estimate the impact of CJCS exercises on deployment ra...
Defense Transportation: Status of U.S. Transportation Command Savings Initiatives
NSIAD-98-99: Published: May 8, 1998. Publicly Released: May 8, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Transportation Command's (USTRANSCOM) savings initiatives, focusing on the: (1) extent to which USTRANSCOM expects to achieve long-term savings in its operating and infrastructure costs; and (2) changes regarding transportation rates and customer charges.GAO noted that: (1) USTRANSCOM and its components have sought to reduce...
NATO Enlargement: Cost Estimates Developed to Date Are Notional
NSIAD-97-209: Published: Aug 18, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the executive branch's estimate of the cost of expanding the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), focusing on: (1) the reasonableness of the study's key assumptions; (2) verifying the pricing of individual cost elements and identifying the basis for the pricing; (3) whether the estimate's major cost categories and elements should be ascribed...
Bosnia: Cost Estimating Has Improved but Operational Changes Will Affect Current Estimates
NSIAD-97-183: Published: Jul 28, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1997.
GAO reviewed the: (1) Department of Defense's (DOD) process for estimating the costs of contingency operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina to determine whether the process has been improved since GAO's prior reviews; and (2) basis for the fiscal years 1997-1998 cost estimates and the impact operational changes could have on these estimates.GAO noted that: (1) DOD has improved its process for estimat...