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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...
Impoundment Control: President's Third Special Message for FY 1991
OGC-91-10: Published: May 31, 1991. Publicly Released: May 31, 1991.
GAO reported on the status of the budget authority that was proposed for rescission in the President's third special impoundment message for fiscal year 1991, but for which Congress had not passed a rescission bill.GAO found that the Office of Management and Budget made all funds proposed for rescission available for obligation to the agencies to which they were appropriated...
Impoundment Control: President's Third Special Message for 1991
OGC-91-7: Published: Apr 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1991.
GAO reviewed 26 proposed rescissions, one deferral, and one revised deferral included in the President's third special message for fiscal year (FY) 1991.GAO found that the proposed rescissions and the deferrals were in accordance with the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974. GAO noted that the Dire Emergency Supplemental Appropriation Bill for FY 1991 disapproved the deferrals...
Serving the Congress
144018: Apr 1, 1991
GAO published a booklet summarizing: (1) its mission; (2) how it ensures the quality of its work; (3) how it communicates the results of its work; and (4) how to obtain GAO services...
Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Aircraft Procurement Budget
NSIAD-91-65: Published: Jan 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's fiscal year (FY) 1991 aircraft procurement budget request and appropriations for the preceding 2 years to identify potential budget reductions and rescissions, including amounts that the Navy did not use for their appropriated purposes.GAO found that: (1) potential reductions and rescissions to the Navy's FY 1991 aircraft procurement bud...
Weapons Production: Impacts of Production Rate Changes on Aircraft Unit Costs
NSIAD-91-12: Published: Dec 18, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the sensitivity of estimated procurement costs for military aircraft to reductions in the quantity of aircraft purchased.GAO found that: (1) aircraft procurement unit costs generally increased as their procurement rates decreased, but some mature Air Force and Navy procurement programs did not show a significant unit cost increase compared to other...
Army Weapons: Status of the Sense and Destroy Armor System
NSIAD-91-44BR: Published: Dec 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the Army's Sense and Destroy Armor (SADARM) program, focusing on: (1) Army compliance with congressional directives; (2) the current program schedule; (3) the Army's estimate of the program's total cost; (4) SADARM technical development and test results; and (5) SADARM ability to meet a counterfire mission requirement.GAO found that t...
Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to the Strategic Missile Systems Budget
NSIAD-91-66BR: Published: Dec 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's funding requirements for fiscal years 1989, 1990, and 1991 for the Peacekeeper Rail Garrison, Minuteman, Peacekeeper missile, and Advanced Cruise Missile weapons systems and the Rapid Execution and Combat Targeting (REACT) program to identify potential budget reductions.GAO found that total potential budget reductions and rescission...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions in Helicopter Programs
NSIAD-91-55BR: Published: Dec 5, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's justifications for selected aircraft procurements in its $1.6-billion budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1991, focusing on the: (1) procurement of five helicopter systems; (2) research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) costs for those systems; and (3) Army's execution of FY 1989 and 1990 appropriations.GAO identified $375.4 mil...
Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to Aircraft Procurement Budgets
NSIAD-91-17BR: Published: Nov 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1991 aircraft procurement budget request and prior-year appropriations for the C-17, B-2, and F-16 aircraft procurement programs and the C/KC-135, B-52, and B-1B aircraft modification programs.GAO found that: (1) C-17 aircraft schedule delays could reduce the Air Force's FY 1991 budget request by about $2.15 billion...