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Navy Ships: Problems Continue to Plague the Seawolf Submarine Program
NSIAD-93-171: Published: Aug 4, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Navy's Seawolf (SSN-21) Class Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine construction program, focusing on: (1) the change in the status of the class design and SSN-21 construction since December 1991; (2) the effectiveness of technical and management actions to resolve lead submarine welding problems and guard against a recurrence of a similar problem in the future; and (3) Navy efforts to...
Navy Ships: Plans and Anticipated Liabilities to Terminate SSN-21 Program Contracts
NSIAD-93-32BR: Published: Nov 27, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plans and anticipated liabilities in terminating the Seawolf class nuclear-powered attack submarine program contracts.GAO found that: (1) Congress rejected the administration's proposal to cancel planned spending for the Seawolf submarines, and restored $1.6 billion in appropriated funds for some submarine construction and preservation o...
Navy Ships: Status of SSN-21 Design and Lead Ship Construction Program
NSIAD-93-34: Published: Nov 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's Seawolf Nuclear Attack Submarine construction program, focusing on the: (1) status of the Seawolf's design; (2) status of major subsystem development efforts and their potential impact on the construction program; (3) cost, schedule, and performance status of the construction program; and (4) Seawolf's impact on the nuclear-powered attac...
B-2 Bomber: Potential Rescission of Prior Appropriations for Military Construction
NSIAD-92-320BR: Published: Sep 25, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1992.
GAO identified potential rescissions to the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1990 through FY 1992 appropriations for the B-2 bomber's facilities construction programs.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force's updated plans show that the B-2 construction projects funded in FY 1991 will not be needed before 2000; and (2) the $21.4 million intended for facilities construction in FY 1991 could be rescinded...
Ukraine Energy: Conditions Affecting U.S. Trade and Investment
GGD-92-129: Published: Aug 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the conditions affecting potential future U.S. investment in Ukraine's energy sector, focusing on: (1) trends and problems related to Ukraine's energy imports and production; (2) Ukraine's energy needs; (3) factors that discourage U.S. trade with and investment in Ukraine's energy sector; and (4) U.S. government efforts to aid Ukraine's energy sect...
Persian Gulf: Allied Burden Sharing Efforts
NSIAD-92-71: Published: Dec 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the burden sharing efforts of allied countries during the Persian Gulf crisis, focusing on allied contributions to the United States, the multinational force, and other countries.GAO found that: (1) as of December 15, 1991, allied countries had pledged about $54 billion in cash and in-kind support, such as equipment and transportation, to the Unite...
State Department: Management Weaknesses in the Security Construction Program
NSIAD-92-2: Published: Nov 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the factors that have contributed to the delays and cost increases in the Diplomatic Security Construction Program, focusing on the: (1) extent of the delays and cost increases and the reasons for them; and (2) adequacy of the State Department's management of the program.GAO found that: (1) although State reorganized its Office of Foreign Buildings...
B-2 Bomber: Logistics Cost Issues and Construction Planning
NSIAD-92-22: Published: Dec 11, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1991.
GAO reviewed: (1) the logistics costs for the B-2 bomber; and (2) Air Force planning for the construction of B-2 facilities.GAO found that: (1) the cost to logistically support the B-2 depends on the reliability of its subsystems, components, and parts; (2) the Air Force estimates for logistics cost for the B-2 may be optimistic; (3) the Air Force has had difficulty synchronizing construction proj...
Navy Office Space: Cost Estimate for Consolidating the Naval Systems Commands May Be High
GGD-91-61: Published: Mar 8, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the General Services Administration's (GSA) cost estimates for consolidating Naval Systems Commands offices in a single facility in northern Virginia.GAO found that: (1) GSA estimated that it would cost $273.8 million to construct 1 million square feet of occupiable space; (2) the GAO construction cost estimate was $34.8 million lower than the GSA...
Status of the Navy's New Seawolf Attack Submarine and its New Combat Systems
T-NSIAD-90-38: Published: Jul 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1990.
GAO discussed the status of the Navy's new Seawolf nuclear attack submarine (SSN-21) program and its AN/BSY 2 combat system. GAO found that: (1) one shipyard is responsible for the submarine's overall design under a $343-million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, and another shipyard is designing the engine room and its equipment under a $212-million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract; (2) AN/BSY 2 is critic...