Procurement (81 - 90 of 182 items)
Contract Between the Advanced Research Projects Agency and the University of Kansas for a Study of the Aspects of Rapid Acculturation in the Pacific
B-114888: Published: Nov 30, 1973. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Planned Realignment of Fort Indiantown Gap, PA
PLRD-83-1: Published: Oct 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the extent to which the Army's proposed consolidation of the Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, Comptroller's mission at Fort Drum, New York, had altered the estimated costs and savings associated with the proposed realinement.In a previous report, GAO had found that the Army was concerned about the potential deterioration of financial support t...
Sale of Industrial Assets Owned by the Department of Defense
PLRD-82-114: Published: Sep 10, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed recent General Services Administration (GSA) sales of Department of Defense industrial assets. The report focused on the concern of small forging companies that such sales were negotiated rather than competitively bid and that sales prices may have been below market value.GAO found that GSA made five sales of Government-owned, contractor-operated f...
119638: Jun 30, 1982
A list is presented of GAO reports to Congress and Federal agencies issued from January through June 1982, congressional testimonies by GAO officials, speeches by the Comptroller General, legal decisions, and publications on accounting and auditing procedures, accounting and financial auditing, intergovernmental auditing standards, and automatic data processing...
Request To Fully Fund Two Nuclear Aircraft Carriers in Fiscal Year 1983
MASAD-82-27: Published: Mar 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's proposal for fully funding two nuclear aircraft carriers in fiscal year (FY) 1983 to determine if their projected delivery schedule and cost avoidance estimate are achievable. According to the Navy, fully funding both carriers in FY 1983 will result in a delivery date for each which will be about 2 years earlier than would be possible if...
Need To Reexamine JTIDS Requirements and Architecture
MASAD-82-28: Published: Apr 2, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS) class 2 terminal because of the proposed service antijam communications architectures.GAO found several issues requiring immediate attention: (1) the utility and cost effectiveness of JTIDS class 2 terminals may be questionable since the Air Force and the Navy have continued to reduce their total number...
Better Management and Accountability Are Needed for Government Material Furnished to Defense Contractors
116556: Oct 1, 1981
The Department of Defense (DOD) annually gives billions of dollars of material to contractors for use on DOD contracts. GAO and DOD internal audit staffs have issued numerous reports on the continuing problems in accounting for the Government furnished material (GFM) after it has been given to the contractors. It has been pointed out that: (1) DOD does not know precisely how much GFM is in contrac...
GAO Views on H.R. 2580
116349: Sep 14, 1981
Legislation has been proposed which would amend the Property and Administrative Services Act to reform contracting procedures and contract supervisory practices of the Federal Government. The bill is aimed at preventing or providing penalties for the types of fraud and abuse that occurred at the General Services Administration (GSA) in the past few years. It prescribes improved procurement and con...
Status Report on Implementation of GAO's Audit Findings and Recommendations
PAD-81-87: Published: Sep 10, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1981.
A status report is presented on the implementation of GAO recommendations incorporated in the First Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 1982.The following issues were reviewed to determine their status: delinquent accounts and loans receivable, unpaid taxes, unresolved audit findings, paperwork reduction, defense logistical economies, defense multiyear contracting, full cost recovery for foreign mil...
Relocation of AIR-630 From California to Washington, D.C.
PLRD-81-15: Published: Apr 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1981.
GAO was requested to inquire into the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) decision to relocate its Target and Range Systems Division (AIR-630) from Camarillo, California, to NAVAIR headquarters in Washington, D.C. In October 1980, NAVAIR stated that it had thoroughly reviewed the AIR-630 mission and operation and had determined that the move would reduce operational costs. The NAVAIR review showed...