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Advance Sheets: Volume 73, Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
OGC-94-10: Published: Nov 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1993.
GAO published advance sheets of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of November 1993...
Surety Bond Waiver Program
NSIAD-93-255R: Published: Aug 24, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of a test program in which it would award construction contracts to small and disadvantaged businesses exempted from submitting performance and payment surety bonds. GAO found that: (1) although the bond exemption test program was to be developed and implemented in 1989, the Small Business Administ...
B-2 Bomber: Comparison of Operational Capabilities and Support Costs for 15 Versus 20 Aircraft
NSIAD-93-209: Published: Aug 20, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1993.
In response to congressional requests, GAO reviewed the operational and support plans for the B-2 bomber, focusing on the differences in the bomber's conventional operational capabilities, military construction funding, and operations and maintenance costs for 20 aircraft instead of 15 aircraft.GAO found that: (1) the B-2 force's size will limit its conventional missions primarily to precision str...
Military Aid to Egypt: Tank Coproduction Raised Costs and May Not Meet Many Program Goals
NSIAD-93-203: Published: Jul 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the costs and benefits of the M1A1 tank coproduction program in Egypt, focusing on the: (1) rationale for the U.S.-Egyptian coproduction agreement; (2) cost of coproduction compared to the cost of supplying complete tanks; and (3) future plans for the Egyptian tank factory.GAO found that: (1) the Defense Security Assistance Agency's...
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...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. IV, No. 9
150432: Jun 1, 1993
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of June 1993. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
U.S. Military Presence in Europe: Issues Related to the Drawdown
T-NSIAD-93-3: Published: Apr 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the U.S. military drawdown in Europe, focusing on: (1) the status of the drawdown and changing requirements; (2) U.S. and host nation financial obligations related to base closures in Europe; and (3) efforts to dispose of excess equipment. GAO noted that: (1) negotiations with Germany concerning the residual value of U.S. real property investments are deadlocked and need high-level i...
Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Resources, Community, and Economic Development Programs
OP-93-1B: Published: Jan 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1993.
GAO reported on the conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other reviews of federal departments and agencies. Information is presented on those recommendations in the areas of resources, community, and economic development on which no satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have been completed. They are submitted for use in congressional review of budget requests...
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...