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Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to Fiscal Year 1991 Stock Fund Budget
NSIAD-91-16BR: Published: Nov 15, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected aspects of the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1991 stock fund budget to identify potential reductions, focusing on aircraft spare parts.GAO found a total of $995.3 million in potential reductions to the Air Force's FY 1991 stock fund budget, including: (1) $275.8 million in lower budgeted flying hours; (2) $199.2 million in lower computed bu...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions in Tracked Combat Vehicle Programs
NSIAD-91-37BR: Published: Nov 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1991 procurement budget for two military vehicles, focusing on opportunities for potential reductions; and (2) implementation of the FY 1990 appropriations for those programs.GAO found that the amounts the Army requested or appropriated for the two vehicles could potentially be rescinded or reduced by $545.9 million...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. II, No. 2
143605: Nov 1, 1990
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of November 1990. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
B-2 Bomber: Proposed Revision to Fiscal Year 1991 Budget Request
NSIAD-90-301BR: Published: Sep 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the Air Force's revised fiscal year (FY) 1991 budget request for B-2 aircraft with the congressionally approved FY 1990 B-2 procurement plan.GAO found that: (1) after conducting a major aircraft review in April 1990, the Department of Defense (DOD) proposed reducing the B-2 aircraft production quantity from 127 to 70 and the request for procurement...
Strategic Weapons: Long-Term Costs Are Not Reported to the Congress
NSIAD-90-226: Published: Aug 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1990.
GAO discussed: (1) the long-term costs of 12 strategic weapons systems; and (2) the extent to which the Department of Defense (DOD) routinely provided Congress with estimates of system costs.GAO found that: (1) projected annual funding levels required to acquire, operate, and support the 12 systems were expected to peak at about $1.8 billion, due to acquisition costs; (2) by 2003, annual operation...
Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to the Minuteman II Weapon System Budget
NSIAD-90-196BR: Published: Jun 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's funding requirements for fiscal year (FY) 1990 and FY 1991 for the Minuteman weapon system, focusing on opportunities for budget reductions associated with the anticipated retirement of the Minuteman II missile force.GAO found that: (1) the retirement of Minuteman II would create potential missile procurement budget reductions total...
Tactical Intelligence: Army's Mohawk Surveillance Radar Program Restructure
NSIAD-90-156: Published: May 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Army Mohawk surveillance system's cost, phase-out schedule, and planned upgrade and alternatives; and (2) status of other moving target surveillance systems.GAO found that in 1986, the Army initiated two programs to sustain Mohawk operations through the year 2005, consisting of: (1) an upgrade program, at an estimated cost of $224.4 millio...
Bradley Vehicle: Status of the Army's Survivability Enhancement Program
NSIAD-90-172: Published: May 21, 1990. Publicly Released: May 21, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Army's modification program for enhancing the Bradley Fighting Vehicle's survivability.GAO found that vehicle enhancements included: (1) the addition of armor to provide protection against 30-mm projectiles; (2) the addition of liners inside the turret to protect the crew from high-velocity debris; (3) the addition...
Continuing Problems in the Department of Defense's Inventory Management
T-NSIAD-90-26: Published: Mar 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1990.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) inventory management, focusing on problems it identified in DOD inventory management. GAO noted that: (1) DOD inventories of spare and repair parts have grown massively over the last 10 years; (2) the military services purchase items too early and in quantities that exceed their actual needs, and have millions of dollars worth of excess materiel on o...
Impoundment Control: President's Third Special Impoundment Message for FY 1990
OGC-90-4: Published: Mar 6, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1990.
GAO reviewed the deferrals of budget authority included in the President's third special impoundment message for fiscal year 1990.GAO concluded that the deferrals were not authorized under the Impoundment Control Act of 1974. GAO is in the process of ascertaining the justifications for another deferral concerning a classified project. GAO identified no other information, except as noted, that woul...