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Military Operations: Status of DOD's Efforts to Develop Future Warfighting Capability
NSIAD-99-64: Published: Mar 31, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to develop future warfighting capability, focusing on the: (1) status of DOD's efforts to implement its joint experimentation program; (2) factors that GAO believes contribute to the success of a joint experimentation program; and (3) extent of DOD's support for future warfighting.GAO noted...
Defense Infrastructure: Central Training Funding Projected to Remain Stable During 1997-2003
NSIAD-98-168: Published: Jun 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) central training activities, focusing on: (1) trends in central training funding and causes for those trends; (2) DOD's initiatives to reduce central training funding requirements or improve the effectiveness and efficiency of central training programs; and (3) DOD's management of those initiatives. GAO did not val...
Military Base Closures: Realignment of the Naval Air Development Center, Warminster, Pennsylvania, and Closure of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Trenton, New Jersey
NSIAD-98-165R: Published: Jun 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the estimated costs, savings, and personnel attrition associated with the realignment/relocation of Naval Air Development Center operations in Warminster, Pennsylvania, and Naval Air Warfare Center (Aircraft Division) operations in Trenton, New Jersey, to other locations, focusing on: (1) whether current estimated costs and savings estimates differ...
Military Sealift Command: Relocation of Atlantic Area Command to Norfolk, Virginia, Area
NSIAD-98-40R: Published: Oct 9, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's estimated costs of relocating the Military Sealift Command's (MSC) Atlantic area command from the Army's Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne, New Jersey, to Camp Pendleton, an Army National Guard base in the Norfolk, Virginia area.GAO noted that: (1) MSC officials estimate that the overall one-time cost to relocate the Atlantic area comma...
Military Base Closures: Reducing High Costs of Environmental Cleanup Requires Difficult Choices
NSIAD-96-172: Published: Sep 5, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs of the Department of Defense's (DOD) environmental cleanup efforts under the base realignment and closure (BRAC) process, focusing on the: (1) reasons that cleanups are so costly; and (2) potential for reducing costs and the impact on program goals.GAO found that: (1) as of March 1996, DOD had allocated about $3.4 billion for the BRAC env...
Military Personnel Reassignments: Services Are Exploring Opportunities to Reduce Relocation Costs
NSIAD-96-84: Published: Feb 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the services' practices for relocating personnel, focusing on whether: (1) opportunities exist to reduce the costs of permanent change-of-station (PCS) moves; (2) the number of moves and related costs have decreased in proportion to the reductions in military end stregnths; and (3) frequent reassignments significantly impair military readiness.GAO...
New Times, New Requirements for Defense
142937: Jan 1, 1991
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 11, Winter 1990/91, discusses recent international changes and how they could affect U.S. defense requirements, focusing on: (1) the U.S. nuclear force structure and mission; (2) appropriate, practical U.S. responses to possible foreign threats; (3) the interrelationship between the U.S. defense industry and economy; and (4) how to minimize defe...
Navy Contracting: Status of Cost Growth and Claims on Shipbuilding Contracts
NSIAD-89-189: Published: Aug 4, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on its continued monitoring of Navy fixed-price incentive contracts for shipbuilding.GAO reviewed 46 contracts with a total target cost of about $25.9 billion and found that: (1) the net projected cost overrun was about $3 billion, with the government potentially liable for about $1.2 billion of that amount; (2) the attack submarine, am...
[Request for Review of Claims Group's Waiver of Navy Employee's Indebtedness for Erroneous Sick Leave Payment]
B-222679: Published: Aug 20, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1987.
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DOD Acquisition: Case Study of the Navy Minesweeper Hunter Program
NSIAD-86-45S-10: Published: Aug 25, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1986.
GAO provided a supplement to its report on the defense acquisition work force. GAO examined the capabilities of the program manager and contracting officer in developing the acquisition strategy for the Navy's Minesweeper Hunter program.GAO found that: (1) the project manager and contracting officer jointly developed the source selection plan, were involved in risk assessment, assisted in the esta...