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Global Positioning Technology: Opportunities for Greater Federal Agency Joint Development and Use
RCED-94-280: Published: Sep 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the development of differential global positioning systems (DGPS), focusing on: (1) the extent to which federal agencies have been developing joint systems or sharing equipment; and (2) additional steps needed to enhance joint development or sharing of DGPS equipment, facilities, and information.GAO found that: (1) between 1988 and 1993, few agenci...
Deferral of Budget Authority
OGC-82-10: Published: Mar 25, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1982.
GAO reviewed a deferral in budget authority provided for the Coast Guard's acquisition, construction, and improvement (AC&I) account pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974.The Coast Guard plans to obligate approximately $405 million from the account in fiscal year (FY) 1982, $358 million in FY 1983, and $22.8 million in FY 1984. These amounts include unobligated carryover balances in addi...
DOT Should Terminate Further LORAN-C Development and Modernization and Exploit the Potential of the NAVSTAR/Global Positioning System
MASAD-81-42: Published: Sep 18, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1981.
GAO performed a follow-up review of a previous report which concluded that the Department of Defense's satellite-based NAVSTAR/Global Positioning System (GPS) could be a national asset and could replace many existing navigation systems at substantial savings. The report considered these systems, including the Department of Transportation's (DOT) LORAN-C system, to be unneeded by the early 1990's a...