Military cost control (31 - 40 of 87 items)
Financial Management: DOD Has Not Responded Effectively to Serious, Long-standing Problems
T-AIMD-93-1: Published: Jul 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1993.
GAO discussed financial management at the Department of Defense (DOD). GAO noted that: (1) top leadership vacancies are exacerbating DOD financial problems; (2) the military services' ability to unilaterally act to make changes and improvements in financial operations is now limited because financial management and responsibility have been transferred to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD...
DOD's FMFIA Assertions
AFMD-93-61R: Published: Apr 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1992 Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) report. GAO noted that: (1) the FY 1992 FMFIA report overstates the effectiveness of DOD internal controls and financial systems and is inconsistent with GAO audit reports; (2) the DOD report identifies 116 material internal control weaknesses in major DOD resource areas such as c...
Army Inventory: Current Operating and War Reserve Requirements Can Be Reduced
NSIAD-93-119: Published: Apr 14, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Army's efforts to reduce its current operating and war reserve requirements.GAO found that: (1) two Army commands have significantly overstated their current operating and war reserve needs by $1.6 billion; (2) overstated war reserve requirements result in unnecessary repair programs and unneeded procurements; (3) the Army is revising its war reserve requirements to reflect its cu...
Financial Management: Navy Industrial Fund Has Not Recovered Costs
AFMD-93-18: Published: Mar 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy Industrial Fund's operating losses and the appropriateness of fiscal year (FY) 1993 practices.GAO found that: (1) naval aviation depots and shipyards reported losses of $294 million and $591 million, respectively, for FY 1989 through FY 1991; (2) fluctuations in the volume and composition of work had an adverse impact on the Industrial Fun...
Army Logistics: Better Approach Needed to Identify Systemic Causes of Problem Parts
NSIAD-93-86: Published: Mar 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army Aviation Systems Command's efforts to identify systemic problems with the quality and availability of certain helicopter parts.GAO found that: (1) the Command's approach has been to resolve individual problems as they arise, instead of identifying the systemic causes of problems; (2) the Command collects information necessary to identify p...
Navy Ships: Plans and Anticipated Liabilities to Terminate SSN-21 Program Contracts
NSIAD-93-32BR: Published: Nov 27, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plans and anticipated liabilities in terminating the Seawolf class nuclear-powered attack submarine program contracts.GAO found that: (1) Congress rejected the administration's proposal to cancel planned spending for the Seawolf submarines, and restored $1.6 billion in appropriated funds for some submarine construction and preservation o...
Weapons Acquisition: Implementation of the 1991 DOD Full Funding Policy
NSIAD-92-238: Published: Sep 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of a full funding policy for programs reviewed by the Defense Acquisition Board (DAB), focusing on all major DAB decisions under the policy to: (1) determine the policy's impact and effectiveness; (2) identify programs' shortfalls and how they were estimated; and (3) ascertain if shortfall offsets we...
Air Force ADP: Status of Logistics Modernization Projects and CIM Impacts
IMTEC-92-66: Published: Jul 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force Materiel Command's (AFMC) 14 major logistics system modernization projects, focusing on: (1) the status of those projects; (2) whether the Air Force has evaluated any benefits derived from the completed systems; and (3) the impact that the Department of Defense's Corporate Information Management Initiative (CIM) has had on those proje...
Financial Audit: Immediate Actions Needed to Improve Army Financial Operations and Controls
T-AFMD-92-14: Published: Aug 7, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1992.
GAO discussed its first comprehensive review of the Army's financial operations. GAO noted that: (1) as of September 30, 1991, the Army's financial statements reported a $17-billion inventory of spare parts and supplies, although the Army has acknowledged that the accuracy of its inventory records has been diminished by its failure to perform required physical inventories; (2) it does not agree th...
Navy Maintenance: Public/Private Competition for F-14 Aircraft Maintenance
NSIAD-92-143: Published: May 20, 1992. Publicly Released: May 20, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Naval Aviation Depots' (NADEP) airframe repair program, focusing on the: (1) effects of introducing private-sector competition for depot maintenance on F-14 aircraft overhaul costs; (2) Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) post-award administration of the F-14 competition program; and (3) costs of competed and noncompeted overhauls during the s...