Department of Defense, Executive (61 - 70 of 100 items)
National Aero-Space Plane: Restructuring Future Research and Development Efforts
NSIAD-93-71: Published: Dec 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aero-Space Plane (NASP) program's costs, schedule, status, feasibility, and justification, focusing on NASP: (1) technology development status; (2) project cost and schedule changes; (3) requirements for and the potential mission applications of future operational NASP-derived vehicles and efforts to spin off technology; and (4) issues...
Drug Control: Inadequate Guidance Results in Duplicate Intelligence Production Efforts
NSIAD-92-153: Published: Apr 14, 1992. Publicly Released: May 14, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request and a legislative requirement, GAO: (1) reviewed Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to increase the availability and usefulness of drug-related intelligence to law enforcement agencies; (2) identified duplicate reporting and analysis efforts among various counternarcotics organizations; (3) described the roles of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDC...
Federal Employment: Federal Displaced Workers Can Be Helped by Expanding Existing Programs
T-GGD-92-38: Published: May 6, 1992. Publicly Released: May 6, 1992.
GAO discussed the: (1) Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) and the Department of Defense's (DOD) federal job placement programs for displaced federal workers; and (2) Department of Labor's retraining and readjustment assistance. GAO noted that: (1) in fiscal year 1990, neither DOD nor OPM placed a high proportion of registrants in new jobs; (2) linking and expanding existing federal job opportu...
Federal Employment: Displaced Federal Workers Can Be Helped by Expanding Existing Programs
GGD-92-86: Published: May 5, 1992. Publicly Released: May 5, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) job placement programs; and (2) Department of Labor (DOL) job retraining assistance.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year (FY) 1991, neither DOD nor OPM placed a high proportion of registrants in new jobs; (2) since the demand for placement services is expected to...
Strategies to Improve Communication Between Program and Financial Managers
156238: May 1, 1992
GAO provided information on the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program's May 1992 conference on improving communications between program and financial managers...
Federal Employment: Job Placement Assistance For Displaced Workers
T-GGD-92-6: Published: Dec 11, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1991.
GAO discussed the federal government's efforts to assist displaced federal workers. GAO noted that: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) data showed that DOD placed 23 percent of the Priority Placement Program's (PPP) 25,484 priority 1, 2, and 3 registrants during fiscal year (FY) 1991; (2) 3,896 PPP registrants remained employed because of Operation Desert Storm and DOD removed 5,841 priority 1 regist...
Railroad Safety: DOD Can Improve the Safety of On-Base Track and Equipment
RCED-91-135: Published: Jun 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the safety of the Department of Defense's (DOD) railroad equipment, focusing on: (1) the condition of track systems on military installations; and (2) compliance with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) safety standards.GAO found that: (1) DOD has not adopted FRA safety standards or developed its own uniform safety criteria; (2) despite its nonco...
Advance Notice: Public and Private Sector Policy and Practice
T-HRD-91-19: Published: Apr 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1991.
GAO discussed the public and private sector's policies and practices for advance notice of business closures and mass layoffs. GAO noted that: (1) Congress enacted legislation that required states to organize local assistance response teams to encourage the establishment of labor-management committees to help implement assistance to dislocated workers; (2) Congress enacted legislation requiring la...
Military Airlift: Information on Gander Crash and Improved Controls Over Military Charters
NSIAD-90-243BR: Published: Sep 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. government's participation in the Canadian investigation of the 1985 aircraft crash in Newfoundland, focusing on: (1) U.S. agencies' roles in assisting the Canadian Aviation Safety Board in its investigation; (2) the plane's cargo; and (3) military actions to ensure U.S. military charter safety and security.GAO found that: (...
Foreign Investment: Analyzing National Security Concerns
NSIAD-90-94: Published: Mar 29, 1990. Publicly Released: May 31, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined national security concerns relating to increased foreign investment in the United States, focusing on how the federal government: (1) defined and identified national-security-related industry sectors and technologies; (2) learned of proposed foreign investments; and (3) analyzed specific investments.GAO found that: (1) there was no precise definiti...