National security (41 - 50 of 104 items)
1992 Air Force Budget: Potential Reduction for the B-2 Initial Spares
NSIAD-91-326BR: Published: Sep 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1992 aircraft procurement budget request and its prior years' appropriations for the B-2 aircraft's initial spares, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the FY 1992 budget request; and (2) rescissions to the FY 1989 and FY 1990 appropriations.GAO identified $178.9 million in potential reduction to the Air Force'...
1992 Army Budget: Potential Reductions in Helicopter, Heavy Equipment, and Tank Programs
NSIAD-91-302BR: Published: Sep 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Army's: (1) justification for its fiscal year (FY) 1992 budget requests for the Reconnaisance Attack Helicopter, the Heavy Equipment Transporter, and the M1A1 Abrams Tank to identify areas for potential reductions; and (2) implementation of the FY 1990 and 1991 appropriations for those vehicles.GAO identified a potential: (1) $6.3-million reduction in the FY 1992 budget and a pote...
1992 Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Weapons Procurement Programs
NSIAD-91-301BR: Published: Sep 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's justification for its fiscal year (FY) 1992 and FY 1993 weapons procurement budget request and prior-year appropriations to identify areas for potential reductions and rescissions.GAO identified: (1) $153.9 million in potential reductions to the Navy's FY 1992 budget request and $397.6 million and $8.6 million in potential rescissions fr...
DOD's Plans to Consolidate Printing
T-NSIAD-91-54: Published: Sep 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1991.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans to consolidate the Army's, Air Force's, Defense Logistic Agency's, and Marine Corps' printing functions under the Navy Publishing and Printing Service (NPPS), focusing on: (1) issues regarding the savings that DOD estimates will result from the consolidation; and (2) the possible impact of the consolidation on commercial printing procured throu...
Allied Contributions in Support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm
T-NSIAD-91-52: Published: Jul 31, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1991.
GAO discussed the status of allied contributions to support Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and the use of such contributions to defray U.S. costs. GAO noted that: (1) the European Commission (EC) and 49 countries contributed support for the Persian Gulf crisis; (2) during the Persian Gulf crisis, 36 countries sent ground, air, or naval forces or support units to the region; (3) allies p...
Defense Research: Funding of the U.S./U.S.S.R. Joint Seismic Program
NSIAD-91-256: Published: Jul 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO determined whether funding for the Joint Seismic Program (JSP) for fiscal year (FY) 1988 through FY 1990 was consistent with congressional intent.GAO found that: (1) although some funds were appropriated for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Nuclear Monitoring Program, the appropriation and authorization acts did not earmark or speci...
Observations on the Analyses Supporting Proposed Closures and Realignments
T-NSIAD-91-36: Published: May 17, 1991. Publicly Released: May 17, 1991.
GAO discussed its analysis of the Secretary of Defense's April 1991 recommendations of military bases for closure and realignment and the selection process that the military services used. GAO found that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) did not actively oversee the process by which the military services chose bases for closing and realigning and services inconsistently applied DOD policy guida...
Defense Planning and Budgeting: Effect of Rapid Changes in National Security Environment
NSIAD-91-56: Published: Feb 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986 provisions related to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff's (JCS) role in national security planning, budgeting, and oversight of combatant commands.GAO found that implementation of the provisions to strengthen the relationship between strateg...
Ship Maintenance: The Navy's Fleet Modernization Program
NSIAD-91-20: Published: Mar 7, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of the Navy's Fleet Modernization Program (FMP), the Navy's primary vehicle for updating ships' offensive, defensive, and operating systems.GAO found that the Navy: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1987 FMP budget request was $1.6 billion, which included about $958 million for 2,278 modernization projects on 244 ships; (2) did not install about...
Navy Budget: Status of Flying Hour and Steaming Day Performance Indicators
NSIAD-91-62: Published: Jan 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's response to a congressional directive that it provide budget justifications for its flying hour and steaming day programs by relating those programs' objectives to proficiency and mission readiness.GAO found that the Navy: (1) added three performance indicators to its steaming day budget to comply with the directive; (2) anticipated that...