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Air Force Progress in Implementing the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
IMTEC-84-7: Published: Jan 18, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program which is designed to replace existing computers at 118 air bases worldwide. The Air Force's purchase of the computers is contingent upon successful demonstration of the hardware and the converted software.GAO found that the Air Force had selected a contractor before software conversio...
Survey of Canal Zone Organization's Fiscal Year 1977--Capital Investment Program
089012: May 11, 1977
No summary is currently available...
Cost Information on the USDA Tobacco Program
RCED-84-33: Published: Dec 12, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO obtained cost information on the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) tobacco price-support program. Specifically, GAO was asked to identify: (1) the costs of the tobacco program prior to passage of the No Net Cost Tobacco Program Act of 1982; (2) the costs that have accrued on the 1982 flue-cured and burley crops; and (3) whether the assessment program is ad...
Department of Agriculture's Payment-In-Kind Program
122983: Nov 3, 1983
In response to a congressional request, testimony was given concerning the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Payment-In-Kind (PIK) Program for 1983. Since 1980, record harvests and decreased domestic and foreign demand have resulted in low commodity prices, decreased farm incomes, and a large buildup of Government-held food stocks. USDA increased its farm program payments fourfold between 1980 an...
Evaluation of the Unit Cost Exception Reports on the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile
MASAD-83-29: Published: Jun 6, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1983.
GAO reviewed four unit cost exception reports submitted by the Secretaries of the Navy and Air Force explaining increases in the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) joint program.GAO found that, although the reports generally provided the required unit cost information, they did not present a complete picture of a joint Department of Defense (DOD) program. Each service based its program esti...
Follow-up Review of the IR Maverick Program
931116: May 4, 1983
No summary is currently available...
The B-1 Bomber Program--A New Start
MASAD-83-21: Published: Apr 13, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1983.
GAO reviewed the B-1B bomber program because of its strategic importance, cost, and compressed development and production schedule. In the review, GAO examined the cost estimates, management plans, and cost performance reports.GAO found that the B-1B program cost estimate still omits known program costs which could obscure congressional visibility of the acquisition. GAO stated that the guidance w...
Acquisition of the Over-the-Horizon Backscatter Radar System Should Be Reevaluated
C-MASAD-83-14: Published: Mar 15, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1983.
GAO examined the Over-the-Horizon Backscatter (OTH-B) radar system which the Air Force has designed to provide a long-range tactical warning capability to help counter a Soviet precursor bomber attack on the continental United States.GAO found that acquisition costs are estimated to be almost $1 billion for east and west coast OTH-B facilities, including three radar sectors, and about $1.3 billion...
Evaluation of MAVERICK Missile System Unit Cost Report Submitted Under Public Law 97-86, Section 917
MASAD-83-7: Published: Dec 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1982.
GAO was asked to examine unit cost reports submitted by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to P.L. 97-86. Accordingly, the most recent report on the Air Force AGM-65D imaging infrared Maverick missile program was reviewed.GAO found that the unit cost report in question appeared complete from the standpoint of including all costs comprising the program cost estimate. However, the description of cost...
Costs and Benefits of a Common Strategic Rotary Launcher Should Be Reassessed Before Further Funds Are Available
MASAD-83-3: Published: Nov 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1982.
GAO reviewed the issues concerning the program cost, operational advantages, program concurrency, and management coordination of Air Force plans to acquire a multipurpose common strategic rotary launcher (CSRL) for the B-52H, B-1B, and advanced technology bombers.GAO found that, in approving the CSRL program, the Air Force has not canceled plans to develop a unique air-launched cruise missile (ALC...