Military budgets (11 - 20 of 94 items)
F-22 Aircraft: Progress of the Engineering and Manufacturing Development Program
T-NSIAD-98-137: Published: Mar 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1998.
GAO discussed the F-22 program, focusing on the extent to which it is meeting planned cost, schedule, and performance goals.GAO noted that: (1) the Air Force's cost estimate supporting the fiscal year (FY) 1999 budget request indicates that the F-22 engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) program can be completed within the adjusted statutory costs; (2) however, the F-22 EMD program has be...
DOD Budget: Budgeting for Operation and Maintenance Activities
T-NSIAD-97-222: Published: Jul 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1997.
GAO discussed the military services' budgeting for operation and maintenance (O&M) activities, focusing on: (1) differences in the services' budget estimates and obligations for some activities within the services' O&M accounts; and (2) the flexibility the services have in obligating O&M funds and congressional visibility over the movement of those funds between various O&M activities.GAO noted th...
Defense Aircraft Investments: Major Program Commitments Based on Optimistic Budget Projections
T-NSIAD-97-103: Published: Mar 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1997.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) aircraft modernization plans.GAO noted that: (1) as the nation proceeds into the 21st century with the prospect of a flat budget, GAO believes that action needs to be taken to address DOD's problematic aircraft investment strategy; (2) action needs to be taken now because, if major commitments are made to procure the planned aircraft programs, such a...
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...
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;...
Navy Negative Undelivered Orders
AIMD-96-37R: Published: Feb 12, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1996.
GAO examined the Navy's appropriation balances for undelivered orders and related balances for accounts payable as of September 30, 1994. GAO noted that: (1) Defense and Finance Accounting Service (DFAS)-Cleveland reduced two appropriation balances for undelivered orders by $72 million; (2) negative balances for undelivered orders could indicate that orders were not properly recorded, disbursement...
Army Inventory: Budget Requests for Spare and Repair Parts Are Not Reliable
NSIAD-96-3: Published: Jan 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1996.
GAO reviewed the: (1) accuracy of the databases used to determine Army spare and repair parts requirements and inventory levels for Defense Business Operations Fund budget requests; and (2) actions taken to correct data problems that could affect the reliability of these budget estimates.GAO found that: (1) the Army's 1994 budget report contained numerous inventory data inaccuracies which led to e...
Systems Development and Production Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-4(4): Published: Oct 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Systems Development and Production issue area as of October 2, 1995...
National Security Analysis Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-1(3): Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the National Security Analysis issue area as of July 6, 1995...
Production of Joint STARS LGSM
NSIAD-95-172R: Published: May 26, 1995. Publicly Released: May 26, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year 1996 budget request, focusing on the Army's plan to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the Joint Surveillance Target and Attack Radar System's Light Ground Station Module (LGSM). GAO noted that: (1) LGSM has not met all DOD exit criteria for LRIP; (2) it is questionable whether LGSM has actually met the criteria that DOD officials...