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Budget Issues: Status of Obligations at Selected Agencies
AFMD-88-62FS: Published: Jun 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on whether selected executive agencies planned to spend the full amount of appropriated funds designated for specific projects referred to in an Office of Management and Budget memorandum.GAO found that: (1) except for 5 of its 58 projects, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) planned to obligate all funds as directed; (2) USDA had o...
National Security: DOD Clearance Reduction and Related Issues
NSIAD-87-170BR: Published: Sep 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the Department of Defense's (DOD) security clearance reduction program and its plan to reduce the backlog of periodic reinvestigations.GAO found that: (1) the number of security investigations DOD conducted annually increased about 50 percent after 1975, which resulted in unnecessary delays in completion of investigations and reinv...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to M1 Tank and Bradley Fighting Vehicle Budgets
NSIAD-87-169BR: Published: Aug 6, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1988 budget request for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and the M-1 Tank.GAO identified potential program reductions of $81.8 million for FY 1988, $84.7 million for FY 1987, and $31.6 million for FY 1986 by updating the Army's estimates and using more current contract information. GAO noted that, if the Army decides not...
Impoundment of Funds: Unappropriated Funds Proposed for Rescission
OGC-87-5: Published: Apr 7, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1987.
GAO reported on the status of budget authority that the President's third special message for fiscal year 1987 proposed for rescission.GAO found that: (1) the message proposed 73 rescissions; (2) in three instances, amounts proposed for rescission were impermissibly reimpounded; and (3) the Office of Management and Budget released all of the withheld funds for obligation. GAO identified no other i...
Navy's RDT&E Reprogramming
T-NSIAD-87-16: Published: Mar 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1987.
GAO discussed the Navy's reprogramming actions on four of its research and development programs: (1) the RACER ship propulsion system for destroyers; (2) the MK-92 fire control system for frigates; (3) the ERASE system to eliminate electromagnetic radiation; and (4) the Satellite Laser Communication System. GAO found that: (1) the Navy allocated the amounts indicated in the appropriations conferen...
Industrial Base: DOD Efforts To Correct Deficiencies in the Ammunition Production Base
NSIAD-87-29BR: Published: Nov 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined ammunition production base problems; and (2) identified actions that the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Army could initiate to establish an industrial-base capability to meet peacetime and mobilization requirements for conventional ammunition.GAO found that, although the Army has identified numerous ammunition production-base deficienc...
Information System: Status of the Continental Army Management Information System
NSIAD-87-23BR: Published: Oct 24, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 24, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the background of the Continental Army Management Information System (CAMIS) and the Developmental Army Readiness and Mobilization System (DARMS); and (2) the management and funding issues facing the Reserve Component Automation (RCA) program, which replaced CAMIS and DARMS.The Army began CAMIS in 1979 and intended it to automat...
Budget Issues: Analysis of Unexpended Balances at Selected Civil Agencies
AFMD-86-76BR: Published: Sep 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed five civil agencies to: (1) identify the factors that affect the levels of unexpended balances; (2) identify any patterns in unexpended balances among agencies and programs; and (3) determine whether civil spending and obligation rates are stable.GAO found that: (1) unobligated balances existed for various reasons, such as project cancellations,...
Status of Budget Authority That Was Proposed for Rescission
OGC-86-21: Published: Jul 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1986.
GAO reviewed the President's sixth special message for fiscal year 1986, specifically three rescission proposals affecting the Department of Defense's budget authority for military procurement.The President proposed the rescission of $114,500,000 from military procurement accounts. GAO found that, since Congress did not pass a rescission bill within the required 45-day period, the Office of Manage...
U.S. Antisatellite Program: Responses to Questions on Program Funding
NSIAD-86-161BR: Published: Jun 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Air Force's Antisatellite (ASAT) program, specifically: (1) the total number of ASAT weapons procurements; (2) the impact of cancellation of test shots against targets in the research and development phase; (3) the cost to terminate ASAT; (4) the feasibility of mothballing and restarting ASAT; (5) the status of the ASAT production funds; and...