U.S. Air Force (21 - 30 of 89 items)
Strategic Forces: Justification for the Short Range Attack Missile II
NSIAD-88-81BR: Published: Dec 31, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 12, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Air Force's justifications for replacing its Short Range Attack Missile (SRAM) A with SRAM II; (2) Department of Defense's (DOD) SRAM II reports to Congress; and (3) potential impact of a 4- to 5-year SRAM II program delay.GAO found that the Air Force justified the SRAM replacement based on: (1) declining inventory; (2) effects of aging on...
Historians: Information on Historian Programs in the Department of Defense
NSIAD-86-139FS: Published: Jul 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the historian programs in the Department of Defense (DOD).GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1986, DOD employed 371 military personnel and 25 civilians in its historian programs at an estimated cost of $27,128,000; (2) the Air Force published approximately 48 major volumes with another 41 volumes in progress and 60 volumes planned; (3) the Ar...
Inventory Controls: Improper Air Force Disposal and Reuse of F100 Engine Blades
NSIAD-86-182BR: Published: Aug 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided an interim report on its findings concerning the disposal and reuse of F100 engine blades by the Air Logistics Center (ALC) in San Antonio, Texas.GAO found that: (1) the San Antonio ALC improperly condemned engine blades and sent them to the disposal yard to be sold as scrap metal; (2) the San Antonio ALC reintroduced some condemned blades into...
Missile Development: Status of Advanced Medium Range Air-To-Air Missile Certification
NSIAD-86-66BR: Published: Feb 18, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the development of the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM), particularly as it relates to the certification requirements contained in the Defense Authorization Act for 1986.GAO noted that the act requires the Secretary of Defense to certify that: (1) the AMRAAM design is complete; (2) system performance has not been downgraded from th...
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...
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...
Air Force Efforts To Avoid Inappropriate Disposal of Materials
NSIAD-85-84: Published: May 20, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Air Force property disposal practices at two Air Force bases. The review focused on whether the Air Force was disposing of materials in accordance with the rules of a moratorium which had been placed on disposals to allow time for inventory management policies and procedures to be revised.GAO was unable to estimate the total number or value of A...
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...
Audit of Accounts at Korat Air Force Base
088979: Aug 28, 1973
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