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Analysis of NASA's Supplemental FY 1979 Budget Request
PSAD-79-59: Published: Mar 16, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1979.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) requested $185 million to supplement its approved fiscal year 1979 research and development appropriation of $3,292 million. NASA estimated that the additional funding was needed because of technical problems encountered in the development, manufacturing, and testing of Shuttle systems; the need for design changes and weight reductions; and...
Need for Full Cost Reporting and Participating Agreement on SEASAT-A Project
PSAD-78-76: Published: Jun 19, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1978.
Two issues discussed in previous reports on the SEASAT-A Project continue to be of concern: (1) the need to report full project costs to the Congress; and (2) the need to develop a top-level agreement between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) regarding project participation. Semiannaul SEASAT-A reports show that...
Review of Contract for Painting at Marine Corps Air Stations
PSAD-78-73: Published: Jan 31, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1978.
A review was conducted of a pending award of a contract for painting at the Marine Corps Air Stations at El Toro and Santa Ana, California. The Government estimate should have been about 24 cents per square foot rather than the initial estimate prepared of 17 cents per square foot. No indications were found of significant problems in the quality control of contractors' performance. Some minor defi...
Transfer of Toolmaking, Toolcutting, and Grinding Functions at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
LCD-77-435: Published: Jul 11, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1977.
A review was conducted of the transfer of certain machine functions at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in response to charges that the transfer increased costs, necessitated outside procurement, and resulted in an organizational structure contrary to a Navy instruction. The organizational control of these functions was transferred from the Central Tool Room (Shop 06) to the Inside Machine Shop (Shop...
Constituents' Reactions to Report Entitled, "Proposed Relocation of Air Force Communications Service Headquarters from Missouri to Illinois"
LCD-77-342: Published: Apr 22, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1977.
A reply was made to the Office of the County Counselor of Jackson County concerning their analysis of a GAO report on relocation of the Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base. In the analysis, it was claimed that the report did not address itself to Air Force estimates contained in an environmental impact statement.Since this information was not available to GAO when the report was prepared, the review wa...
Examination of the Circumstances Surrounding the Navy's Settlement of Four Claims During June 1972
B-176834: Published: May 15, 1973. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1977.
No summary is currently available...
Review of Inter-Island Airlift Service in the Far East, World Airways vs. Military Airlift Command
LCD-76-242: Published: Oct 19, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1976.
Cost comparisons were made on the operation of the inter-island military airlift by World Airways and the Military Airlift Command (MAC). Although World Airways had run the airlift service economically and had exceeded the minimum efficiency requirements of the contract, it was determined that the MAC ran the service more economically and almost as efficiently. Total cost estimate for fiscal year...
Army Plans To Realine The Armament Community
LCD-76-448: Published: Aug 3, 1976. Publicly Released: Aug 3, 1976.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's plan to establish a U.S. Army Armament Development Center and Armament Logistics command, focusing on the : (1) annual recurring cost reductions and the one-time costs; (2) community impact data; and (3) environmental impact assessments in the Army's justification study for realignment.GAO noted that: (1) the Army estimated that the annu...
Estimates of the Cost To Install New Wings on C-5A Aircraft
PSAD-76-15: Published: Aug 29, 1975. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1975.
No summary is currently available...