Cost analysis (51 - 60 of 151 items)
Army Budget: Potential Reductions in Tracked Combat Vehicle Programs
NSIAD-91-37BR: Published: Nov 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1991 procurement budget for two military vehicles, focusing on opportunities for potential reductions; and (2) implementation of the FY 1990 appropriations for those programs.GAO found that the amounts the Army requested or appropriated for the two vehicles could potentially be rescinded or reduced by $545.9 million...
Navy Fielded Systems: Operating and Support Costs Not Tracked
NSIAD-90-246: Published: Sep 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined: (1) the reliability of the Navy's operating and support (O&S) cost expenditure data for two aircraft weapon systems; and (2) how the O&S data related to the Navy's budget request.GAO found that: (1) Navy O&S data for the two weapon systems did not provide a sufficiently reliable indication of actual costs expended to operate and support them; (2)...
B-2 Bomber: Proposed Revision to Fiscal Year 1991 Budget Request
NSIAD-90-301BR: Published: Sep 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the Air Force's revised fiscal year (FY) 1991 budget request for B-2 aircraft with the congressionally approved FY 1990 B-2 procurement plan.GAO found that: (1) after conducting a major aircraft review in April 1990, the Department of Defense (DOD) proposed reducing the B-2 aircraft production quantity from 127 to 70 and the request for procurement...
Panama: Cost of the U.S. Invasion of Panama
NSIAD-90-279FS: Published: Sep 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the estimated incremental cost of the U.S. invasion of Panama.GAO found that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) estimated the invasion cost to be about $163.6 million, consisting of $155.0 million for the Army, $5.7 million for the Air Force, and $2.9 million for the Navy; and (2) DOD did not request additional funds to cover the costs, but plann...
Strategic Weapons: Long-Term Costs Are Not Reported to the Congress
NSIAD-90-226: Published: Aug 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1990.
GAO discussed: (1) the long-term costs of 12 strategic weapons systems; and (2) the extent to which the Department of Defense (DOD) routinely provided Congress with estimates of system costs.GAO found that: (1) projected annual funding levels required to acquire, operate, and support the 12 systems were expected to peak at about $1.8 billion, due to acquisition costs; (2) by 2003, annual operation...
Tactical Intelligence: Army's Mohawk Surveillance Radar Program Restructure
NSIAD-90-156: Published: May 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Army Mohawk surveillance system's cost, phase-out schedule, and planned upgrade and alternatives; and (2) status of other moving target surveillance systems.GAO found that in 1986, the Army initiated two programs to sustain Mohawk operations through the year 2005, consisting of: (1) an upgrade program, at an estimated cost of $224.4 millio...
Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Basis for Reductions in Estimated Cost of Phase I
NSIAD-90-173: Published: May 9, 1990. Publicly Released: May 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) reasons for reducing its cost estimate for the Phase 1 Strategic Defense System, and the credibility of its October 1988 estimate of $69.1 billion.GAO found that: (1) SDIO appropriately prepared the October 1988 cost estimate, but made errors that understated the cost by $2.1 billion; (2) SDIO...
Lease Refinancing: Progress in Reducing Army's Equipment Leasing Costs
AFMD-90-67BR: Published: Mar 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Army's progress in implementing its lease refinancing program, aimed at reducing its equipment leasing costs; and (2) the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to expand the program throughout other military activities.GAO found that: (1) between 1985 and 1988, DOD equipment leasing declined; (2) the Army found that its program covered a s...
Government Printing Costs and Printing Management at Five Selected Departments
T-GGD-89-34: Published: Jun 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1989.
GAO discussed five agencies' annual printing costs and printing management. GAO found that: (1) the five agencies managed about one-third of the $1.14-billion volume of printing procured through the Government Printing Office (GPO); (2) the federal printing cost reporting form focused on agency printing plant costs, but did not capture many printing overhead costs; (3) total federal printing costs...
Trainer Aircraft: Plans to Replace the Existing Fleet
NSIAD-89-94: Published: Mar 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's master training plan, focusing on the: (1) alternatives for meeting requirements for undergraduate pilot training into the next century; (2) validity of cost comparison data for those alternatives; and (3) soundness of the plan's recommendations.GAO found that: (1) under the current system, all students receive the same training...