Defense cost control (51 - 60 of 99 items)
Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to Aircraft Procurement Budgets
NSIAD-91-17BR: Published: Nov 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1991 aircraft procurement budget request and prior-year appropriations for the C-17, B-2, and F-16 aircraft procurement programs and the C/KC-135, B-52, and B-1B aircraft modification programs.GAO found that: (1) C-17 aircraft schedule delays could reduce the Air Force's FY 1991 budget request by about $2.15 billion...
Tactical Missiles: Issues Concerning the Navy's Requirements Determination Process
NSIAD-90-233: Published: Sep 12, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Navy's requirements determination process for the Standoff Land Attack Missile (SLAM), the Advanced Interdiction Weapon System (AIWS), and the Standard Missile II Block IV System (AEGIS ER).GAO found that: (1) the Navy inconsistently adhered to the Office of the Secretary of Defense and its own guidance in determining requirements for the three...
Defense Budget: Potential Reductions to DOD's Ammunition Budgets
NSIAD-90-256: Published: Sep 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military services' fiscal year (FY) 1991 budget requests for ammunition items and the Army's request for ammunition production base support.GAO found that the: (1) services did not justify $424 million of their $2.2-billion FY 1991 ammunition requests; (2) Army overstated its $1.2-billion FY 1991 request by $343.3 million; (3) Army adequately s...
Military Health Care: Recovery of Medical Costs From Liable Third Parties Can Be Improved
NSIAD-90-49: Published: Apr 19, 1990. Publicly Released: May 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the effectiveness of the Department of Defense's (DOD) medical cost recovery in third-party liability cases.GAO found that: (1) 8 of the 13 Army and Navy medical facilities it studied did not identify and report more than half of the potential third-party liability cases because they lacked standard procedures; (2) some Air Force and Navy installa...
DOD Budget: Status of Five-Year Defense Plan
NSIAD-90-131: Published: Feb 26, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense (DOD) 5-Year Defense Program.GAO noted that: (1) DOD did not submit a revised 5-year program with the 1991 presidential budget and did not plan to submit a program until the end of the 1992 budget cycle; (2) legislation required that DOD detail how the obligational authority outlined in the presidential budg...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of Defense's Budget Request
IMTEC-90-12: Published: Jan 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget request for automatic data processing (ADP) resources.GAO found that: (1) DOD components based their budget requests for the Worldwide Military Command and Control ADP Modernization Program on the structure of the program it replaced and had not finalized requirements for the restructur...
DOD Internal Review: Extent of Operations, Types of Work Performed, and Benefits Derived
AFMD-89-49FS: Published: Apr 5, 1989. Publicly Released: May 8, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the activities of internal review staffs in the Department of Defense (DOD), focusing on the: (1) extent of internal review operations; (2) type of work performed; and (3) benefits of the reviews.GAO found that: (1) DOD established internal review officers in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency, and National Guard Bureau; (2)...
Industrial Funds: Proposal to Change Funding at Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory
NSIAD-89-65: Published: Dec 23, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated certain issues concerning a Department of Defense (DOD) proposal to convert the Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory (NCEL) from industrial funding to another funding method, focusing on: (1) the DOD rationale and justification for the proposal; (2) employment and operational impacts; and (3) any additional costs and savings involved in the conve...
NATO-Warsaw Pact: Assessment of the Conventional Force Balance
NSIAD-89-23: Published: Dec 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1988.
GAO reviewed the Conventional Defense Study Group's report to Congress on the balance of conventional forces between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Warsaw Pact.GAO reviewed experts' views of U.S. perspectives on the balance of conventional forces in Central Europe and found that: (1) experts believe that NATO conventional capabilities have improved over the last decade, and...
DOD Civilians Overseas: Information on Workyears Expended in Fiscal Year 1986
NSIAD-88-199BR: Published: Jul 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO audited Department of Defense (DOD) records to determine the number of overseas civilian workyears it used in fiscal year (FY) 1986.GAO found that DOD: (1) lacked a central source for data on the number of overseas civilian workyears it used; (2) initially estimated that it used 184,222 workyears in FY 1986, based on combined data from its components with a...