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1995 Budget: Potential Reductions to the Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-94-246BR: Published: Sep 6, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1994.
GAO reviewed the military services' operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests for fiscal year (FY) 1995, focusing on whether the O&M accounts should be funded in the amounts requested.GAO found that: (1) the military services' and defense activities' O&M budget requests for FY 1995 could be reduced by about $4.5 billion; (2) the services and defense activities could realize O&M budget saving...
NSIAD-94-254R: Published: Aug 11, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1994.
GAO reviewed the Army's implementation of the Army Tactical Command and Control Systems (ATCCS) program, focusing on changes in the program's development and acquisition plans. GAO noted that: (1) the Army is planning to replace its present 300 series computers without considering options to maximize their use; (2) a more cost-effective alternative would be to use a combination of existing and upg...
DOD Budget: Evaluation of Defense Science Board Report on Funding Shortfalls
NSIAD-94-139: Published: Apr 20, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Science Board Task Force's report on the fiscal years 1994 through 1999 Future Years Defense Program.GAO found that: (1) the task force's estimated savings from defense management report decisions (DMRD) could be overstated by $9 billion to $11 billion; (2) the funding shortfalls are a result of delayed DMRD implementation plans and unr...
Coast Guard: Issues Related to the Fiscal Year 1995 Budget Request
T-RCED-94-140: Published: Mar 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 22, 1994.
GAO discussed the Coast Guard's fiscal year (FY) 1995 budget, focusing on changes in its budgeting for operating expenses (OE). GAO noted that: (1) congressional committees have expressed concern about the Coast Guard's failure to adequately justify its OE budget requests; (2) the Coast Guard provides detailed justification for only a very small amount of its requested funding, and no justificatio...
Navy Laboratories: Response to Questions on the Norfolk Detachment Disestablishment
NSIAD-94-114BR: Published: Feb 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the disestablishment of the Norfolk, Virginia detachment of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC).GAO found that: (1) under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission's (BRAC) recommendations, the Norfolk detachment will be closed and relocated to the NUWC Newport division, leaving 9 personnel in Norfolk to monitor ships...
U.S. Special Operations Forces: Helicopter Cost Is Understated and Reliability Measures Are Inadequate
NSIAD-94-46: Published: Jan 25, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 25, 1994.
GAO reviewed the Army Special Operations Forces Helicopter Program, focusing on whether the: (1) U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has provided Congress with appropriate program cost information; and (2) Army's reliability measures for the MH-47E and MH-60K helicopters are adequate.GAO found that: (1) the $1.2 billion estimate reported to Congress does not reflect the total costs to develo...
1994 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions to the Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-93-295BR: Published: Sep 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military services' operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests for fiscal year 1994, focusing on whether O&M accounts should be funded as requested.GAO found that: (1) potential reductions and rescissions to the services' 1994 O&M budget total $6.7 billion; (2) between fiscal years 1989 and 1992, the services had $1.197 billion in unobligat...
B-2 Bomber: Comparison of Operational Capabilities and Support Costs for 15 Versus 20 Aircraft
NSIAD-93-209: Published: Aug 20, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1993.
In response to congressional requests, GAO reviewed the operational and support plans for the B-2 bomber, focusing on the differences in the bomber's conventional operational capabilities, military construction funding, and operations and maintenance costs for 20 aircraft instead of 15 aircraft.GAO found that: (1) the B-2 force's size will limit its conventional missions primarily to precision str...
Budget Issues: A Comparison of Fiscal Year 1992 Budget Estimates and Actual Results
AFMD-93-51: Published: Feb 12, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1993.
GAO reviewed the 1992 budget estimates and actual results, highlighting factors which contributed to substantial differences.GAO found that: (1) 1992 economic forecasts were overestimated due to slower than expected economic growth and increases in spending; (2) the 1992 budget deficit totalled $290.2 billion; (3) 1992 receipts totalled $1.09 trillion, which was $73.4 billion less than the origina...
1993 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions in Command, Control, and Communications Satellite Programs
NSIAD-92-289BR: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined the Army, Navy, and Air Force fiscal year (FY) 1993 budget requests and prior years' appropriations for selected command, control, and communications satellite programs; and (2) identified potential reductions to the FY 1993 budget request and potential rescissions to prior year appropriations.GAO found that: (1) schedule slippage, technical r...