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Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. V, No. 2
138180: Nov 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of November 1988. These decisions involved appropriations, civilian employees, military personnel, and procurement, and other related issues...
Reports Issued in November 1987
134642: Nov 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in November 1987...
Military Construction: The Letterkenny Army Depot Retrieval System
NSIAD-87-112BR: Published: May 21, 1987. Publicly Released: May 21, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the funding and acquisition of the Automated Storage and Retrieval System at the Letterkenny Army Depot to determine if the Army properly classified it as an equipment procurement, rather than a construction project.GAO found that the Army: (1) originally determined that the Department of Defense's definition of construction did not apply to the...
Navy Contracting: Progress Toward Competing Trident Submarine Construction
NSIAD-86-215FS: Published: Sep 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Navy's efforts to establish competition in the Trident submarine construction program.GAO noted that, through fiscal year 1986, the Navy awarded 13 contracts to one contractor for the design and construction of the Trident submarine. GAO found that the Navy decided to establish competition for the submarine's construction because: (1) of the potential to save money; and (2) it bel...
The Army Was Justified in Negotiating a Supplemental Agreement for Part of a Barracks Complex at Fort Irwin, California
NSIAD-85-22: Published: Apr 3, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the contracting arrangements for construction of the final 2 buildings of an 11-building complex at the National Center for Combat Training, Fort Irwin, California, and the Army's justification in negotiating a supplemental agreement to an existing contract rather than awarding a new contract on the basis of competitive bidding.GAO found that, a...
The Army's Construction of Dependent Classrooms at Fort Irwin, CA
NSIAD-85-29: Published: Dec 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's construction of temporary classrooms at Ft. Irwin, California, using operation and maintenance funding which had been appropriated to the Department of Defense (DOD) Dependent School Program.GAO found that relevant legislation authorizes DOD to construct educational facilities on military bases and that appropriations were available to D...
Further Improvements Needed in Navy's Oversight of Contracting for Facilities Construction on Diego Garcia
NSIAD-84-62: Published: May 23, 1984. Publicly Released: May 23, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Navy's oversight and management of the acquisition of facilities for its base on the island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. The Navy awarded a cost plus award fee contract for various improvements to the island.GAO believes that, under a cost plus award fee contract, strong contract administration is vital to protect the Government's interests. GAO found that: (1) the Navy di...
Administration and Enforcement of the Davis-Bacon Act in Two Navy-Funded Projects
102536: May 26, 1977
The Department of Labor and Federal contracting agencies' administration and enforcement of the minimum wage provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act were reviewed at two Jacksonville, Florida, housing construction projects funded by the Department of the Navy.The Resident Officer in Charge of Construction (ROICC), Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, was responsible for the enforcement of wage standards, bu...
Coast Guard Management of Construction Projects
089450: Feb 25, 1969
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Improvements Needed in the Air Force's Design Process for Military Construction Projects in Europe
NSIAD-83-21: Published: Jul 19, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1983.
GAO reviewed the design process for military construction projects in Europe. In its review, GAO identified certain problems that warrant Air Force attention.GAO found that, although Air Force regulations emphasize the use of value engineering in the design of military construction projects, the Air Force has authorized a value engineering study for only one project in its fiscal year 1982 and 198...