Military cost control (21 - 30 of 87 items)
Navy Maintenance: Assessment of the Public-Private Competition Program for Aviation Maintenance
NSIAD-96-30: Published: Jan 22, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 22, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's aviation depot maintenance competition program, focusing on: (1) the nature and extent of past competitions; (2) whether savings resulted from the program; (3) the prospects for and impediments to future competitions; and (4) whether the program can be improved.GAO found that: (1) Navy public-private competitions generally resulted in sa...
Defense Financial Audits Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-28(4): Published: Oct 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Defense Financial Audits issue area as of October 2, 1995...
Navy Shipbuilding Programs: Nuclear Attack Submarine Issues
T-NSIAD-95-162: Published: May 16, 1995. Publicly Released: May 16, 1995.
GAO discussed the continuing production of nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSN). GAO noted that: (1) there are less costly alternatives for maintaining the Navy's required SSN force structure; (2) the Navy could maintain low-rate production of the submarines or defer production until after year 2000; (3) the cost savings from deferring production would be offset by reconstitution costs for exis...
Nuclear Carrier Homeporting
NSIAD-95-146R: Published: Apr 21, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the possible homeporting of three nuclear aircraft carriers at two California naval shipyards. GAO noted that: (1) the Navy plans to concentrate a major portion of its Pacific fleet in San Diego and close the Long Beach Naval Air Station as a homeport; (2) although the Navy plans to have carriers at their homeports at least 50 percen...
Navy Shipbuilding Programs: Nuclear Attack Submarine Requirements
T-NSIAD-95-120: Published: Mar 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1995.
GAO discussed the requirements for continued production of nuclear attack submarines, focusing on: (1) less costly alternatives for maintaining the required submarine force structure; and (2) the adequacy of the Department of Defense's (DOD) justification for building the SSN-23 submarine. GAO noted that: (1) there is currently no competition to build nuclear attack submarines and DOD has not clar...
Navy's Aircraft Carrier Program: Investment Strategy Options
NSIAD-95-17: Published: Jan 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Navy's aircraft carrier program, focusing on: (1) the budget implications of the options for meeting the Department of Defense's Bottom-Up Review (BUR) force structure requirement for 12 carriers; and (2) each option's effect on the shipbuilding contractor's employment levels.GAO found that: (1) there are several available options for maintaining the 12-carrier force at less cost...
Navy Laboratories: Issues Concerning the Naval Undersea Warfare Center's Suffolk Facility
T-NSIAD-94-211: Published: Jun 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1994.
GAO discussed the relocation of the Norfolk Detachment of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center to Newport, Rhode Island, focusing on the detachment's lease of a build-to-suit facility in Norfolk. GAO noted that: (1) the detachment sought to consolidate its operations and accommodate its growing workload when it requested approval of the lease in 1987; (2) in September 1991, the Navy still believed it...
Navy Laboratories: Response to Questions on the Norfolk Detachment Disestablishment
NSIAD-94-114BR: Published: Feb 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the disestablishment of the Norfolk, Virginia detachment of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC).GAO found that: (1) under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission's (BRAC) recommendations, the Norfolk detachment will be closed and relocated to the NUWC Newport division, leaving 9 personnel in Norfolk to monitor ships...
Defense Business Operations Fund
AIMD-94-7R: Published: Oct 12, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1993.
GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) departmentwide review of the implementation and operation of the Defense Business Operations Fund. GAO found that: (1) in 1993, DOD established a review team to review the Fund's organization, education and training, budget, accounting policy, centralized system development, financial management systems, cash management, and financial r...
NSIAD-93-253R: Published: Jul 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified the net costs associated with the procurement, support, and operation and maintenance of the last five B-2 bombers. GAO noted that: (1) the procurement of 15 instead of 20 B-2 bombers could save the government $1.2 billion; (2) the procurement of certain aircraft support items may be avoidable in future years, since less support equipment is need...