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Department of the Army's First-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act
NSIAD-84-92: Published: May 1, 1984. Publicly Released: May 1, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Army's efforts to implement and comply with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982.GAO found that the Army has made progress in complying with the guidelines provided by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for evaluating internal controls. In addition, it has made reasonable efforts to determine the conformance of its accounting systems with the Comptroller Ge...
Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 1985
123294: Feb 2, 1984
Testimony was presented regarding the GAO budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1985 and recent GAO initiatives and accomplishments. Organizational changes in the past 2 years include the designation of new Assistant Comptrollers General to concentrate top management attention on areas which are vital to effective GAO operations and to direct personnel activities. Three new divisions were created: t...
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...
Air Force Global Weather Central Initiates Positive Action To Assess Adequacy of Software Inventory
IMTEC-84-4: Published: Oct 21, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1983.
GAO reviewed the response to its recommendations in a previous report that the Air Force be required to assess the technical, economic, and operational value of application software over its remaining life cycle before upgrading its general-purpose computers.The substance of the earlier report was that a bias in the cost-benefit studies for procuring new computers for the Air Force Global Weather...
Coast Guard Management of Construction Projects
089450: Feb 25, 1969
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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...
Status of the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
AFMD-83-58: Published: Mar 16, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV base-level computer replacement program to determine what corrective actions should be taken to remedy its serious deficiencies. The program is designed to provide various computer support functions and to assist in the transition of computer software.GAO provided an interim report to review the acquisition program ratio...
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...
Program and Budget Information on the President's Budget for FY 1984
PAD-83-28: Published: Feb 17, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 1983.
GAO presented material for consideration in preparation of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee's views and estimates report on the President's fiscal year budget proposals.GAO found that, in administration efforts to restrain Federal spending and emphasize program reforms, budget appropriations accounts and budget functions under the Committee's jurisdiction will increase budget auth...