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DOD Bulk Fuel: Budgeting for Bulk Fuel and Other Operation and Maintenance Activities
T-NSIAD-96-208: Published: Jul 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1996.
GAO discussed the military services' budgeting for bulk fuel. GAO noted that: (1) the Defense Fuel Supply Center's (DFSC) planned bulk fuel sales to the services are about $440 million less than the services' estimated requirements for fiscal year (FY) 1996; (2) Department of Defense (DOD) officials believe that their bulk fuel estimates are not overstated, since the estimates reflect the need to...
Compendium of Budget Accounts: Fiscal Year 1997
AIMD-96-113: Published: Jul 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1996.
GAO presented a compendium of fiscal year (FY) 1997 budget accounts to give users a convenient way to: (1) sort through the federal government's fiscal structure; and (2) determine the level of used, estimated, or requested budgetary resources for individual accounts.GAO noted that: (1) the compendium has the same organizational arrangement as the appendix to the Budget of the United States Govern...
Combat Air Power: Joint Mission Assessments Needed Before Making Program and Budget Decisions
T-NSIAD-96-196: Published: Jun 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 1996.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) future combat air power capabilities. GAO noted that: (1) DOD has added many new aircraft to its fleet and has improved the capabilities of its remaining combat aircraft; (2) DOD has made more of its aircraft capable of delivering advanced munitions; (3) DOD does not believe that potential adversaries possess the capabilities needed to prevent U.S. f...
Contingency Operations: Update on DOD's Fiscal Year 1995 Cost and Funding
NSIAD-96-184BR: Published: Jun 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) incremental costs for contingency operations in fiscal year 1995, focusing on: (1) how the services covered costs in excess of supplemental funding; and (2) why the incremental costs of contingency operations surged in September 1995.GAO found that: (1) the Army and the Navy reported incremental cont...
DOD Bulk Fuel: Services' Fuel Requirements Could Be Reduced and Funds Used for Other Purposes
NSIAD-96-96: Published: Mar 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Defense Fuel Supply Center's (DFSC) and the military services' management of their bulk fuel requirements, focusing on the services' fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget requests.GAO found that: (1) for FY 1996, the services requested $4.01 billion to purchase 126.7 million barrels of bulk fuel from DFSC, but DFSC estimated that the services' budget request is overstated by $440 million;...
DOT's Budget: Challenges Facing the Department in Fiscal Year 1997 and Beyond
T-RCED-96-88: Published: Mar 7, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1996.
GAO discussed challenges facing the Department of Transportation (DOT) and its agencies. GAO noted that: (1) 66 percent of current DOT budget is apportioned for surface transportation activities; (2) because significant amounts will be distributed to states to preserve and improve surface transportation infrastructure and address safety problems, sound transportation project management and oversig...
1996 Defense Budget: Potential Reductions, Rescissions, and Restrictions in RDT&E and Procurement
NSIAD-95-218BR: Published: Sep 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1995.
GAO examined the Department of Defense's fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget request and prior years' appropriations for selected research, development, test, and evaluation and procurement programs focusing on identification of potential reductions in the FY 1996 budget request and potential rescissions to prior years' appropriations.GAO found that: (1) due to schedule delays, changes in program require...
Army Training: One-Third of 1993 and 1994 Budgeted Funds Were Used for Other Purposes
NSIAD-95-71: Published: Apr 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's use of its military training funds (operating tempo funds), focusing on whether the: (1) Army used these funds for other purposes; and (2) Army's budget requests for training funds were consistent with the amounts needed for training exercises to meet its combat readiness objectives.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal years 1993 and 1994, the...
Coast Guard: Issues Related to the Fiscal Year 1996 Budget Request
T-RCED-95-130: Published: Mar 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1995.
GAO discussed the Coast Guard's fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget request. GAO noted that: (1) the Coast Guard's FY 1996 budget request is 2.8 percent higher than its FY 1995 budget and reflects an average annual increase in the budget since FY 1992; (2) most of the increase is for acquisition, construction, improvements, and retirement costs; (3) a number of Coast Guard initiatives have reduced potent...
Navy's Aircraft Carrier Program: Investment Strategy Options
NSIAD-95-17: Published: Jan 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Navy's aircraft carrier program, focusing on: (1) the budget implications of the options for meeting the Department of Defense's Bottom-Up Review (BUR) force structure requirement for 12 carriers; and (2) each option's effect on the shipbuilding contractor's employment levels.GAO found that: (1) there are several available options for maintaining the 12-carrier force at less cost...