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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...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Budget
NSIAD-88-214: Published: Sep 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) selected projects in the Army's amended fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget request for research, development, test, and evaluation appropriations (RDT&E); and (2) the FY 1988 budget for the projects to identify potential funding reductions.GAO found that the Army requested $5,031 million for RDT&E in its FY 1989 amended budget. GAO identified potent...
Budget Issues: USDA's Commodity Certificates Should Be Recognized in Budget Totals
AFMD-88-27: Published: Aug 16, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the current budget treatment of the Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) commodity certificates to: (1) determine if CCC should treat the certificates as cash for budget purposes; and (2) develop alternative budget reporting methods.GAO evaluated three budget reporting methods for commodity certificates, and found that: (1) continuing to treat c...
Budget Issues: Status of Obligations at Selected Agencies
AFMD-88-62FS: Published: Jun 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on whether selected executive agencies planned to spend the full amount of appropriated funds designated for specific projects referred to in an Office of Management and Budget memorandum.GAO found that: (1) except for 5 of its 58 projects, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) planned to obligate all funds as directed; (2) USDA had o...
Combat Radios: Army's Selection of SINCGARS' Second-Source Contractor
NSIAD-88-200: Published: Jul 7, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's selection of a second producer for its Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS), focusing on the system's interoperability, life-cycle costs, and fielding.GAO found that: (1) the Army plans to award a second-source contract for 400 radios and 150 test units at a cost of $22.1 million; (2) the Army plans to buy SINCGARS...
ICBM Modernization: Selected Funding Options for the Small ICBM
NSIAD-88-193: Published: Jul 7, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed four funding options for the Air Force's Small Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) program for fiscal year (FY) 1989.GAO found that the Air Force estimated that in FY 1989 it would require: (1) $500 million to continue the ICBM program without regard to lead time necessary to requalify program contractors; (2) $600 million to continue both...
Performance Evaluation: Energy Information Administration
PART-88-1: Published: Jul 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, the Professional Audit Review Team (PART) evaluated the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) activities from October 1985 through June 1987.PART found that EIA: (1) significantly reduced its budget for quality maintenance investments from fiscal years (FY) 1983 through 1987; (2) reduced its quality control contract budget by 25 percent; (3) shifted from...
Overseas Support: Current U.S. Administrative Support System Is Too Complicated
NSIAD-88-84: Published: Mar 25, 1988. Publicly Released: May 4, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's administrative support to U.S. agencies located overseas, specifically: (1) State's administration of its support program; (2) agencies' satisfaction with the support; (3) the methods State used to distribute costs; and (4) factors adversely affecting the consolidation of various overseas administrative support efforts...
Wallop-Breaux Trust Fund
T-RCED-88-38: Published: Apr 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1988.
GAO discussed the Aquatic Resources Trust Fund's Boat Safety Account, from which the Coast Guard administers payments to states to support their recreational boating safety activities. GAO noted that states: (1) received two-thirds of account funds; (2) typically spent $4 for every federal dollar, exceeding the requirements to match federal funds dollar-for-dollar; (3) typically requested all fund...
Seized Conveyances: Justice and Customs Correction of Previous Conveyance Management Problems
GGD-88-30: Published: Feb 3, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO compared the Department of Justice's (DOJ) use of the Marshals Service to manage seized properties with the Customs Service's use of a private contractor to determine which of the agencies had made progress in solving management problems.GAO found that: (1) Customs made greater progress than DOJ in consolidating its seized conveyance custodial functions;...