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Contracting Data Analysis: Assessment of Government-wide Trends
GAO-17-244SP: Published: Mar 9, 2017. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 2017.
Federal agencies spent over $430 billion on contracts for goods and services in 2015—almost 40 percent of all discretionary spending. To strengthen contracting practices and increase oversight of government spending, we analyzed contract data and identified overall trends in spending, competition, and contract type. From 2011 to 2015, we found that spending at defense agencies decreased by almo...
Telecommunications: Competition, Capacity, and Costs in the Fixed Satellite Services Industry
GAO-11-777: Published: Sep 7, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 2011.
Commercial satellites are used by the U.S. government to provide a variety of fixed satellite services, such as military communications. However, the number of satellite operators providing such service has declined since 2000. Further, until recently, three vendors, known as satellite service providers, had sole authority to contract with the Department of Defense (DOD) under its primary satellit...
Defense Commissaries: Issues Related to the Sale of Electronic Scanner Data
NSIAD-98-146: Published: Jun 26, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Commissary Agency's (DeCA) sale of scanner data and its implementation of category management, focusing on DeCA's: (1) total revenue from selling scanner data and the comparison of license revenues to amounts offered by firms responding to the June 1995 solicitation; (2) implementation of category management as it relates to requirement...
Addressing the Deficit: Updating the Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work
OCG-96-5: Published: Jun 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1996.
GAO provided updated information on spending reduction and revenue gain options that stemmed from key findings in GAO work, focusing on the: (1) analytical framework for considering individual options; and (2) estimates of budgetary savings or revenue gains of each option, where available.GAO found that: (1) the reported spending and revenue options could be used to reduce the deficit or to free u...
Survey of Contractor-Operated Parts Store (COPARS): A Support System for Commercial Items
LCD-76-444: Published: Nov 2, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 2, 1976.
The contractor operated parts stores (COPARS) and contractor-operated civil engineer supply stores (COCESS) are supply facilities established on military installations and operated by commercial firms under contract by the military services to provide commercial vehicle and engineering spare parts. The Defense Supply Agency (DSA) is currently studying the effectiveness of COCESS to determine the o...