Future budget projections (71 - 80 of 120 items)
Army Budget: Potential Reductions in Helicopter Programs
NSIAD-91-55BR: Published: Dec 5, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's justifications for selected aircraft procurements in its $1.6-billion budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1991, focusing on the: (1) procurement of five helicopter systems; (2) research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) costs for those systems; and (3) Army's execution of FY 1989 and 1990 appropriations.GAO identified $375.4 mil...
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...
Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to Fiscal Year 1991 Stock Fund Budget
NSIAD-91-16BR: Published: Nov 15, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected aspects of the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1991 stock fund budget to identify potential reductions, focusing on aircraft spare parts.GAO found a total of $995.3 million in potential reductions to the Air Force's FY 1991 stock fund budget, including: (1) $275.8 million in lower budgeted flying hours; (2) $199.2 million in lower computed bu...
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those programs.GAO found that the amounts the Army requested or appropriated for the two vehicles could potentially be rescinded or reduced by $545.9 million...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...
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...
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...
Navy Ships: Status of SSN-21 and DDG-51 Programs
T-NSIAD-90-44: Published: May 22, 1990. Publicly Released: May 22, 1990.
GAO discussed the status of the Navy's Seawolf attack submarine program, its combat system, and the Arleigh Burke class destroyer. GAO found that: (1) both programs are highly concurrent, where major subsystems are being developed while ships are under construction and several ships are being bought before the lead ships are operationally tested; (2) the Navy may be overusing concurrent developmen...
Bradley Vehicle: Status of the Army's Survivability Enhancement Program
NSIAD-90-172: Published: May 21, 1990. Publicly Released: May 21, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Army's modification program for enhancing the Bradley Fighting Vehicle's survivability.GAO found that vehicle enhancements included: (1) the addition of armor to provide protection against 30-mm projectiles; (2) the addition of liners inside the turret to protect the crew from high-velocity debris; (3) the addition...