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Cost Projections for the B-1B Bomber Program
NSIAD-85-15: Published: Nov 27, 1984. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense report on B-1B cost projections that was made pursuant to the 1984 Department of Defense Authorization Act. GAO was also requested to submit periodic reports concerning the status of the B-1B program based on its review of contractor proposals and/or negotiated multiyear contracts.In July 1984, the Air Force awarded a $1.6...
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...
Concerns About the Air Force Approach to the Dual Role Fighter Comparison
NSIAD-84-49: Published: Jan 19, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1984.
GAO examined the Air Force's evaluation of the capabilities of the F-15 and F-16 aircraft derivatives to select one of them as the Air Force dual role fighter.GAO found that the Air Force has not completely defined its operational concepts and requirements for the dual role fighter, nor has it compared these aircraft against a set of criteria to determine whether they each meet minimum performance...
Analysis of Multiyear Procurement Candidates Included in Defense's FY 1984 Budget Request
NSIAD-83-70: Published: Sep 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed fiscal year (FY) 1983 and 1984 multiyear procurement candidates included in the Department of Defense FY 1984 budget request.GAO believes that DOD estimated savings for its proposed multiyear candidates are disappointing when compared with its 10 to 20 percent savings projections when P.L. 97-86 was under consideration. The estimates may also be...
Coast Guard Management of Construction Projects
089450: Feb 25, 1969
No summary is currently available...
Evaluation of the Unit Cost Exception Reports on the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile
MASAD-83-29: Published: Jun 6, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1983.
GAO reviewed four unit cost exception reports submitted by the Secretaries of the Navy and Air Force explaining increases in the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) joint program.GAO found that, although the reports generally provided the required unit cost information, they did not present a complete picture of a joint Department of Defense (DOD) program. Each service based its program esti...
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...
Evaluation of MAVERICK Missile System Unit Cost Report Submitted Under Public Law 97-86, Section 917
MASAD-83-7: Published: Dec 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1982.
GAO was asked to examine unit cost reports submitted by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to P.L. 97-86. Accordingly, the most recent report on the Air Force AGM-65D imaging infrared Maverick missile program was reviewed.GAO found that the unit cost report in question appeared complete from the standpoint of including all costs comprising the program cost estimate. However, the description of cost...
Relocation of U.S. Army Signal Activities From Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, to Fort Gordon, Georgia
B-172707: Published: Jun 25, 1974. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Information on B-747 and C-5B Aircraft Cost Comparisons
MASAD-82-48: Published: Sep 21, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1982.
GAO was asked to evaluate the cost of the B-747 and C-5B aircraft, competing alternatives for airlift enhancement.GAO found that the cost estimates for the B-747 aircraft prepared by the contractor and those prepared by the Air Force vary widely because of differing estimating methods and assumptions. Major differences between the estimates for the B-747 are in the costs associated with operating...