Procurement (51 - 60 of 182 items)
Evaluation of Army's Mobile Subscriber Equipment Program
NSIAD-85-117: Published: Jul 16, 1985. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's effort to acquire mobile subscriber equipment (MSE) for tactical communications, its cost and timetable, and the issue of system readiness for full-scale production.GAO noted that: (1) the Army expects to save considerable time and money over traditional procurement methods, which involve a lengthy development and test phase, by acquirin...
Review of Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center's Dekitting Policy
NSIAD-85-89: Published: Jul 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Air Force's dekitting program; (2) the justification for the program; and (3) the effect dekitting would have on government costs.GAO noted that: (1) the kit concept was adopted to overcome problems caused by parts shortages and the need to manage a multitude of small parts in a nonautomated environment; and (2) the Oklahoma City Air Logis...
GAO's Analysis of Audit and Investigative Reports Concerning U.S. Coast Guard Procurement
RCED-85-144: Published: Jul 16, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO initiated a review of the Coast Guard's procurement process to present information on inventory and audit efforts and to identify patterns of findings and recommendations.GAO found that the Coast Guard's procurement authority nearly doubled between fiscals year 1980 and 1984. In addition, year-end balances of unobligated procurement authority have increa...
Status of the U.S. Antisatellite Program
NSIAD-85-104: Published: Jun 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO obtained cost, schedule, and testing information on the U.S. antisatellite program.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force estimates that the antisatellite program will cost $4.1 billion; (2) both the initial and the full operational capability dates have slipped by 1 year, partially because of adverse congressional appropriations action; (3) program costs will p...
Request for Copies of GAO Records
B-160976,B-173761: Published: Feb 23, 1979. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Review of the Air Force Practice of Contracting Through the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department To Obligate Funds Prior to End of Fiscal Year
AFMD-84-79: Published: Sep 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the legality and of the Air Force practice of using the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Department of State to enter into contracts to satisfy Air Force intelligence requirements for research studies before the end of the fiscal year.GAO found that the Air Force practice of placing orders with other agencies which, in turn, awarded con...
Improving the Management of the Federal Government
125264: Sep 19, 1984
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed current government management improvement efforts and past management reforms, and it focused on two key management areas: human resources and management support systems. The administration has devoted substantial energies to improve management by various means and has recently broadened its efforts to by initiating a long-range program aimed at i...
Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982
124299: May 22, 1984
GAO discussed first-year efforts to implement the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act. GAO noted that agencies generally made adequate efforts to implement the act by assessing the vulnerability of their internal controls and accounting systems and by submitting the required reports. GAO stated that material weaknesses reported by agencies included problems with: (1) accounting and financial...
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 63, April 1984
125632: Apr 1, 1984
GAO published its monthly digest of Comptroller General decisions for the period April 1984, which is found in Volume 63, pages 275 to 336...