U.S. Air Force (41 - 50 of 89 items)
Status of the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
AFMD-83-58: Published: Mar 16, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV base-level computer replacement program to determine what corrective actions should be taken to remedy its serious deficiencies. The program is designed to provide various computer support functions and to assist in the transition of computer software.GAO provided an interim report to review the acquisition program ratio...
Cost and Savings Estimates the Air Force Used To Decide Against Relocating the Electromagnetic Compatibility Analysis Center From Annapolis, Maryland, to Duluth, Minnesota
PLRD-83-48: Published: Mar 9, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the cost and savings estimates used by the Air Force to decide against relocating the Electromagnetic Compatibility Analysis Center from Government-owned and leased space in Annapolis, Maryland, to Government-owned space at the Duluth International Airport, Minnesota.The Air Force estimated in September 1980 that relocation would, over a 10-year...
The Air Force Has Not Compared Costs of Alternative Ways To Replace CT-39 Aircraft
PLRD-83-18: Published: Nov 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO attempted to verify: (1) the projected cost savings associated with the lease of replacements for CT-39 aircraft, (2) the cost to phase out the existing CT-39 fleet, and (3) the personnel savings from converting to contract maintenance. Further, GAO commented on the prudence of leasing replacement aircraft in lieu of purchase.GAO found that the Air Force ha...
Lack of Full Disclosure of EF-111A Program Cost
PSAD-80-16: Published: Dec 4, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1982.
The Air Force is converting 42 F-111A aircraft into EF-111A tactical jamming systems, requiring the purchase of one modification kit for each aircraft. The Air Force planned to buy these kits over a 4-year period, starting with a contract for six kits in fiscal year (FY) 1979. Based on its budget request to buy one kit during FY 1980, the Air Force estimated a total program cost of $990.4 million...
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...
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...
Protest of Air Force Contract Award
B-204279: Published: Aug 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1981.
No summary is currently available...
Reimbursement of Vendors for Prepaid Freight Charges
B-204043: Published: Aug 7, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1981.
The Air Force requested that GAO modify a prior decision which authorized Government agencies discretionary authority to reimburse vendors, without documentation, for prepaid freight charges of less than $25. The Air Force asked that the $25 limit be increased to $100 because the costs of transportation and administrative processing have risen significantly in recent years. While GAO prescribed th...
Approval of the Design of the Air Force Real Property Maintenance Industrial Fund Accounting System
AFMD-81-83: Published: Jun 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1981.
The design of the Air Force Real Property Maintenance Industrial Fund Accounting System was reviewed. In evaluating the system design, the automatic data processing aspects were analyzed to determine their adequacy as to internal controls, audit trails, data integrity, and consistency with the accounting specifications.The system design was approved as conforming in all material respects with the...