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Navy Contracting: Status of the 1978 Shipbuilding Claim Settlement at Electric Boat
NSIAD-86-54: Published: Apr 23, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1986.
GAO reviewed the status of two SSN-688 submarine contracts to ensure that: (1) the funds authorized in a 1978 claims settlement were used in connection with the two contracts; and (2) the contractor did not use the funds to realize any profit on the contracts.GAO found that: (1) funds provided under the 1978 settlement were only being used in connection with the specified contracts; (2) the contra...
Aquila Remotely Piloted Vehicle: Recent Developments and Alternatives
NSIAD-86-41BR: Published: Jan 4, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Aquila Remotely Piloted Vehicle Program focusing on its technical problems, their effect on the program's cost, schedule, and management, and the Army's consideration of alternatives to the program.GAO found that: (1) the program recently underwent a major restructuring in response to the technical problems revealed in testing; (2) the Army...
The Extent of Navy Compliance With Congressional Guidelines on the Training and Administration of the Reserve Program
NSIAD-85-139: Published: Sep 5, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's Training and Administration of the Reserve (TAR) Program to determine the extent to which the Navy has complied with congressional guidelines for Department of Defense appropriations bills for fiscal years 1981 through 1984.GAO found that the Navy has fully complied with a guideline requiring the transfer of all TAR personnel funding...
Department of Defense's Space Laser Program Plan--Status and Issues
NSIAD-84-132: Published: Aug 9, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (D0D) Space Laser Program Plan to evaluate the plan's progress and potential.GAO found that: (1) the 6-year, $908.3 million effort presented in 1982 increased to 7 years and $1,558.3 million in 1983; and (2) DOD was not able to adequately monitor the plan's status because the management and funding structure is too diffuse to be effective. Further, no singl...
Ways To Reduce the Cost of Medical Referral Programs in Micronesia and American Samoa
NSIAD-84-139: Published: Aug 9, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the medical capabilities and medical referral problems in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republics of Palau and the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia.During the last 3 years, the local governments in the territories reviewed have incurred costs of about $15 million for referring patients...
Investigation of the Funding of the Navy's Stable Semisubmerged Platform
B-180537: Published: May 30, 1974. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
President's First Special Message for FY 1983
OGC-83-2: Published: Oct 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1982.
Pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, the President's first special message for fiscal year 1983 was transmitted to Congress on October 1, 1982.This special message proposed 20 deferrals totaling $598,780,000. GAO commented that some of the funds currently on deposit with the Department of Agriculture for Forest Service timber salvage sales may be in excess of what is needed, in view of...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-82-2: Published: Feb 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1982.
A summary is provided of conclusions and recommendations resulting from GAO audits and other review work in the Department of Defense (DOD). While the reports have previously brought the matters to the attention of Congress and department officials, the summary was compiled to assist congressional committees in their review of budget requests for fiscal year 1983.The summaries include DOD matters...
President's First Special Message for FY 1981
OGC-81-1: Published: Nov 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1980.
The President's first special message for fiscal year 1981 pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 contained 22 deferral proposals affecting a total of $619.1 million in budget authority.The proposed deferrals were in accordance with existing authority, and the information provided was clearly and accurately stated with the following exceptions: the fact that the deferrals proposed for the...
Cost Estimates for U.S. and Canadian F/A-18 Strike Fighters
PSAD-80-74: Published: Aug 19, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1980.
Information was requested on the cost of the U.S. F/A-18 strike fighter aircraft. The U.S. F/A-18 aircraft's unit cost was compared to the the same aircraft ordered by Canada.The Canadian unit cost estimate of the F/A-18 aircraft is lower than the unit cost of U.S. aircraft which will be delivered over the same time period. However, the estimate for the Canadian purchase does not include research...