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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...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. I, No. 6
142931: Mar 1, 1990
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of March 1990. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
DOD Budget: Status of Five-Year Defense Plan
NSIAD-90-131: Published: Feb 26, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense (DOD) 5-Year Defense Program.GAO noted that: (1) DOD did not submit a revised 5-year program with the 1991 presidential budget and did not plan to submit a program until the end of the 1992 budget cycle; (2) legislation required that DOD detail how the obligational authority outlined in the presidential budg...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of Defense's Budget Request
IMTEC-90-12: Published: Jan 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget request for automatic data processing (ADP) resources.GAO found that: (1) DOD components based their budget requests for the Worldwide Military Command and Control ADP Modernization Program on the structure of the program it replaced and had not finalized requirements for the restructur...
Annual Index: Reports Issued in FY 1989
140531: Jan 1, 1990
GAO published its annual digest of reports and testimonies issued in fiscal year 1989...
Thomas D. Morris, 1970-1975, 1980-1982
OP-13-OH: Published: Jan 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1990.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotape interview of Thomas D. Morris, a senior GAO official from 1970 to 1975 and 1980 to 1982, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events are systematically recorded for posterity...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions in Helicopter Programs
NSIAD-90-14BR: Published: Dec 12, 1989. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the justifications for six helicopter procurement line items in the Army's $3.2-billion fiscal year (FY) 1990 research, development, test, and evaluation budget request to identify potential reductions.GAO found that: (1) there were $359.2 million in potential reductions to the Army's budget, including $31 million for FY 1988, $187.5 million for FY...
Air Force Budget: Potential for Reducing Funding for Aircraft Spares
NSIAD-90-18: Published: Nov 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1990 funding request for aircraft spares to identify potential reductions.GAO found a total of $743.1 million in potential reductions and rescissions, resulting from: (1) an unjustified $70.4-million add-on to funding request; (2) a reduction of $113.8 million in additive requirements; (3) a decrease of $56.5 millio...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to Tracked and Wheeled Vehicles Budgets
NSIAD-90-13: Published: Nov 27, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's land vehicle procurement appropriations and 1990 budget estimates.GAO found that the Army's land vehicle procurement budget could be reduced by: (1) $690,000 in requested 1990 Bradley fire control system funds and $654,000 in 1989 appropriations, after applying revised contract cost estimates; (2) $16.7 million in 1988 and 1989 M1A1 tank...