Naval procurement (41 - 50 of 89 items)
Navy Maintenance: Implementing the Commercial Industrial Services Program at San Diego
NSIAD-89-18: Published: Dec 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's management of the Commercial Industrial Services (CIS) program in San Diego, California, focusing on: (1) whether the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair (SUPSHIP), San Diego, implemented the program in compliance with Navy policy and regulations and in a manner similar to other West Coast Navy activities; (2) whether Navy...
Missile Development: AMRAAM's Combat Effectiveness at Production Not Fully Tested
NSIAD-88-186: Published: Jul 7, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Air Force and Navy developmental and operational testing of the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) to assess the: (1) test plan's adequacy; (2) Air Force's implementation of the plan; and (3) test results.GAO found that: (1) the AMRAAM test plan was comprehensive and addressed each performance requirement; (2) the Air Force comple...
Navy Ship Construction Contracts
T-NSIAD-88-9: Published: Dec 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1987.
GAO discussed selected Navy ship construction contracts, focusing on whether the: (1) Navy could actually execute the contracts within its funding limits; (2) awards would result in future claims against the government; (3) Navy planned to take any action to address current and future claims against it; and (4) Navy provided effective contract oversight. GAO found that: (1) although the Navy's com...
Defense Budget: Contingency Funds in Three Aircraft Procurement Programs
NSIAD-88-17BR: Published: Oct 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) and the military services' policies on management reserves and other contingency funds and the amount of such funding in three aircraft programs.GAO identified two types of contingency funds the Navy and the Air Force use in their aircraft programs, including: (1) engineering change order funds for anticipated but...
Air Force and Navy Radar Warning Receiver Programs
T-NSIAD-87-31: Published: Apr 28, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1987.
GAO discussed the Air Force and Navy Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) Programs to determine whether the Air Force and the Navy structured the programs for common-service use and practiced concurrent testing and production on these programs. Congress emphasized the need to avoid duplication in service programs, improve military readiness, and reduce costs by developing systems that could meet interserv...
Navy Contracting: Progress Toward Competing Trident Submarine Construction
NSIAD-86-215FS: Published: Sep 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Navy's efforts to establish competition in the Trident submarine construction program.GAO noted that, through fiscal year 1986, the Navy awarded 13 contracts to one contractor for the design and construction of the Trident submarine. GAO found that the Navy decided to establish competition for the submarine's construction because: (1) of the potential to save money; and (2) it bel...
Navy Contracting: Status of the 1978 Shipbuilding Claim Settlement at Electric Boat
NSIAD-86-54: Published: Apr 23, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1986.
GAO reviewed the status of two SSN-688 submarine contracts to ensure that: (1) the funds authorized in a 1978 claims settlement were used in connection with the two contracts; and (2) the contractor did not use the funds to realize any profit on the contracts.GAO found that: (1) funds provided under the 1978 settlement were only being used in connection with the specified contracts; (2) the contra...
Navy Maintenance: Costs To Overhaul Navy Ships at Private Shipyards
NSIAD-86-27: Published: Jan 9, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the estimated and actual costs to overhaul Navy ships at private shipyards; (2) selected contract modifications to determine their effect on contract costs; (3) the size of price increases in fixed-priced contracts in contrast with those in cost-type contracts; and (4) Navy policies for geographically distributing the work.GAO found that: (...
Navy Contracting: Navy's Plan to Second Source Aegis Shipyard Integration and Testing
NSIAD-86-20FS: Published: Dec 2, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plans to establish a second source for the Aegis combat system shipyard test and integration function. Specifically GAO reviewed the: (1) cost-effectiveness of second sourcing this function; (2) selection and role of the second source contractor; (3) effects second sourcing will have on the quality of the system; and (4) ability of ot...
The Navy's 1978 Shipbuilding Claims Settlement With General Dynamics Corporation
126248: Feb 20, 1985
Testimony was given concerning GAO work on the Navy's shipbuilding claims settlement with General Dynamics Corporation. The claims were in connection with two submarine contracts which were modified by the President in the interest of national defense. At the time of the proposed settlement, the firm had outstanding claims of $544 million against the Navy under two contracts. In addition, it had n...