National security (31 - 40 of 104 items)
Military Airlift: Changes Underway to Ensure Continued Success of Civil Reserve Air Fleet
NSIAD-93-12: Published: Dec 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program, focusing on: (1) the government and commercial carriers' perspectives on the first activation of CRAF; and (2) changes to the CRAF program that reflect the Department of Defense's force restructuring.GAO found that: (1) CRAF is an important but inexpensive component of the Air Force's airlift capability;...
National Security Issues
OCG-93-9TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed major defense policy, management, and program issues, focusing on: (1) military roles and missions; (2) managing the downsized and restructured military force; (3) U.S. commitments, forward presence, and security assistance programs; (4) the spread of mass destruction weapons; (5) weapons system acquisition; (6) environmental concerns; (7) inventor...
Seawolf Contract Terminations
NSIAD-93-41R: Published: Nov 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided details of the Navy's plans to use legislative funds to preserve the nuclear-powered submarine industrial base. GAO noted that: (1) congressional conferees made $540.2 million available to help preserve the industrial base for submarine construction; (2) the Navy plans to use these funds to partially fund SSN-21 and SSN-22 cost growth and to purcha...
1993 Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-92-334BR: Published: Sep 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Navy's amended fiscal year (FY) 1992-1993 budget request, focusing on potential reductions to its FY 1993 budget request for selected operation and maintenance programs.GAO found that the Navy: (1) could potentially reduce its FY 1993 operation and maintenance budget request by $249.9 million, including $36.3 million for the Navy Reserve; and (2) could make the reduction because i...
B-2 Bomber: Potential Rescission of Prior Appropriations for Military Construction
NSIAD-92-320BR: Published: Sep 25, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1992.
GAO identified potential rescissions to the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1990 through FY 1992 appropriations for the B-2 bomber's facilities construction programs.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force's updated plans show that the B-2 construction projects funded in FY 1991 will not be needed before 2000; and (2) the $21.4 million intended for facilities construction in FY 1991 could be rescinded...
1993 Army Budget: Potential Reductions to Tracked and Wheeled Vehicle Programs
NSIAD-92-313BR: Published: Sep 21, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1993 budget requests for selected tracked and wheeled vehicle research, development, test, and evaluation program (RDT&E) and procurement items; and (2) execution of its FY 1992 appropriations for tracked and wheeled vehicles.GAO found that the: (1) Army requested $122.8 million as part of its RDT&E budget request f...
NSIAD-92-220R: Published: Jun 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1992.
GAO provided information on how the Department of Defense (DOD) could further improve its efforts to enhance the Cost of Base Realignment Action (COBRA) model used in the base closure cost-estimating process. GAO noted that DOD should give cost and savings criteria greater emphasis when it evaluates such industrial activities as maintenance depots. GAO also noted that DOD could improve COBRA by: (...
Navy Maintenance: Public/Private Competition for F-14 Aircraft Maintenance
NSIAD-92-143: Published: May 20, 1992. Publicly Released: May 20, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Naval Aviation Depots' (NADEP) airframe repair program, focusing on the: (1) effects of introducing private-sector competition for depot maintenance on F-14 aircraft overhaul costs; (2) Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) post-award administration of the F-14 competition program; and (3) costs of competed and noncompeted overhauls during the s...
Strategic Defense Initiative: 15-Year Funding Requirements
NSIAD-92-92FS: Published: Feb 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) estimated funding requirements through fiscal year (FY) 2005 for: (1) the Global Protection Against Limited Strikes (GPALS) System's global, national, and theatre segments; (2) major weapon and sensor projects within each segment; (3) technology development; and (4) management an...
1992 Army Budget: Potential Reductions in Command, Control, and Communications Programs
NSIAD-91-305BR: Published: Sep 26, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1992 budget request and prior-year appropriations for selected command, control, and communications programs, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the FY 1992 budget request; and (2) rescissions to prior-year appropriations.GAO: (1) found that schedule delays, program changes, and uncertainties affected the Army's pr...