Procurement (71 - 80 of 255 items)
Battlefield Automation: Field Artillery Data Systems Acquisition Problems and Budget Impacts
NSIAD-89-95BR: Published: Mar 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of Army and Marine Corps development of fire support command and control automation programs.GAO found that the Army: (1) developed the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) to replace its technically obsolete Tactical Fire Direction System (TACFIRE); (2) planned to field AFATDS to heavy divisions first an...
Reports Issued in February 1989
138244: Feb 1, 1989
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in February 1989...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. V, No. 2
138180: Nov 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of November 1988. These decisions involved appropriations, civilian employees, military personnel, and procurement, and other related issues...
Reports Issued in November 1988
137567: Nov 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in November 1988...
Use of Civilian Agencies' Aircraft for Passenger Transportation
T-GGD-88-52: Published: Sep 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1988.
GAO discussed civilian agencies' management and use of government aircraft, specifically: (1) the requirements of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars A-76 and A-126 as they relate to the acquisition, need, and use of government aircraft; (2) actions the agencies took in response to past reports on civilian aircraft; and (3) recent follow-up work on agencies' aircraft management practic...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to Aircraft Procurement Budgets
NSIAD-88-227: Published: Sep 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget for helicopter procurement to assess the adequacy of its justifications for certain programs; and (2) budgets for FY 1987 and 1988 to identify potential reductions.GAO found that there were potential budget reductions of $3.5 million for FY 1987, $24.5 million for FY 1988, and $63 million for FY 1989...
Aircraft Basing: Assessment of Navy's May 1988 Basing Study for the TACAMO Aircraft
NSIAD-88-242BR: Published: Sep 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's life-cycle cost study to determine the adequacy of its decision to base its new E-6A aircraft at Tinker Air Force Base.GAO found that the Navy: (1) projected life-cycle costs using constant fiscal year 1985 dollars; (2) did not consider the time value of money, although the expenditure rate over the 30-year period varied considerably acc...
Industrial Base: Defense-Critical Industries
NSIAD-88-192BR: Published: Aug 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on industries that are critical to the defense industrial base, specifically: (1) what the Department of Defense (DOD) and other agencies are doing to maintain the defense industrial base and strengthen industries critical to national security; (2) the methodology that a federally funded research and development center used to define...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to Budget Requests for Selected ADP Systems
IMTEC-88-43BR: Published: Aug 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget requests for its Commodity Command Standard System (CCSS) and Integrated Procurement System (IPS) to determine whether Congress should approve the amounts requested.GAO found that, if Congress approved the Army's request to reprogram $18.8 million, potential reductions could total $8.7 mi...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to Selected Procurement Budgets
NSIAD-88-212: Published: Aug 17, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's: (1) justification for its fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget estimates for its procurement of weapons and tracked combat vehicles; and (2) budgets for FY 1987 and 1988 appropriations.GAO found potential reductions of: (1) $373.4 million in the weapons and tracked combat vehicles appropriation, including $161.8 million for FY 1989, $131.5 f...