Military budgets (61 - 70 of 94 items)
Munitions Development: Status of the Direct Airfield Attack Combined Munitions
NSIAD-90-16: Published: Oct 27, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the development status of the Air Force's Direct Attack Combined Munitions (DAACM); (2) the Air Force's DAACM requirement; (3) Air Force DAACM development completion plans; and (4) actual and future DAACM program costs.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force suspended full-scale DAACM development because intelligence estimates questioned DAACM effec...
Defense Budget: Potential Reductions to DOD's Fiscal Year 1990 Ammunition Budget
NSIAD-90-23: Published: Oct 23, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 23, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military services' fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget requests and the Army's request for ammunition production base support.GAO found that the services overstated $756.2 million of the total $2.7-billion ammunition budget request. GAO also found that the Army overstated its request by $514.7 million because: (1) it did not need three items to meet 1...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to the Operation and Maintenance Budget
NSIAD-90-24: Published: Oct 19, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1990 operation and maintenance budget to identify potential reductions in its flying hour and force modernization programs.GAO found that the Army: (1) requested $335.2 million and over 1.8 million flying hours for its Flying Hour Program for FY 1990; (2) cited aircraft groundings, aircraft unavailability, adverse weathe...
Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to Aircraft Procurement Budgets
NSIAD-90-15: Published: Oct 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1990 aircraft procurement budget and past procurement appropriations to identify potential budget reductions.GAO found that the Air Force could reduce its FY 1990 aircraft procurement budget request by $308.1 million, and its FY 1989, 1988, and 1987 appropriations by $431.6 million, $30.7 million, and $46.6 million,...
Navy Steaming Days: Budget and Execution
NSIAD-89-172: Published: Aug 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined Navy ships' steaming activities to determine whether program execution matched its budget justification to Congress.GAO found that the Navy: (1) expressed its ship operation requirements in terms of operating tempo goals representing the percentage of time each calendar quarter that ships were involved in readiness training, exercises, and operatio...
Military Space Operations: Use of Mobile Ground Stations in Satellite Control
IMTEC-89-53: Published: Jul 3, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 3, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined: (1) how mobile ground stations fit into the Air Force's overall satellite control architecture; (2) how many stations exist and are planned; (3) station costs by program element and appropriation account; and (4) how much the Department of Defense (DOD) budgeted in fiscal year (FY) 1990 for mobile ground stations.GAO found that: (1) the network...
Army Ammunition: The Mississippi Plant Will Be Closed After Demonstrating Its Production Capability
NSIAD-89-131: Published: May 4, 1989. Publicly Released: May 24, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected activities at the Mississippi Army Ammunition Plant, focusing on: (1) the plant's history and cost; (2) Army actions to correct deficiencies that limited the plant's production capacity; and (3) the Army's future plans for the plant.GAO found that the: (1) Army initially estimated that the plant would cost about $397.8 million and would be...
ADP Budget: Department of the Air Force's Information Technology Systems Obligations
IMTEC-89-49FS: Published: May 22, 1989. Publicly Released: May 22, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force's information technology obligations for fiscal years (FY) 1986 through 1990.GAO found that: (1) information technology obligations ranged from about $2.43 billion in FY 1986 to an estimated $2.77 billion for FY 1990; (2) the Air Force's operation and maintenance appropriation account received most information technolog...
DOD Investigation Programs: Background Data
NSIAD-89-143FS: Published: May 10, 1989. Publicly Released: May 10, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the operations of the Army Criminal Investigation Command, the Naval Investigative Service, and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.GAO found that the Army Criminal Investigative Command: (1) performed criminal investigations, crime prevention surveys, and protective services, but was not responsible for intelligence or co...
Defense Budget: Potential Reductions to Missile Procurement Budgets
NSIAD-89-17: Published: Nov 18, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Army's $2.1-billion fiscal year (FY) 1989 procurement budget request for 10 missile systems; (2) other portions of the FY 1989 missile budgets; and (3) selected aspects of previous missile budgets to identify potential reductions.GAO identified $216.3 million in potential reductions from the budget requests for 8 of the 10 missile systems...