Military forces (101 - 110 of 307 items)
Industrial Base: Defense-Critical Industries
NSIAD-88-192BR: Published: Aug 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on industries that are critical to the defense industrial base, specifically: (1) what the Department of Defense (DOD) and other agencies are doing to maintain the defense industrial base and strengthen industries critical to national security; (2) the methodology that a federally funded research and development center used to define...
History and Management of the DOE/Air Force Small Reactor Project
T-RCED-88-51: Published: Jun 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1988.
GAO discussed the history and management of the joint Department of Energy (DOE) and Air Force Small Reactor Project, a 4-year project that cost about $3.75 billion but was unsuccessful in reaching its intended goal of providing a source of secure power for the Air Force. GAO noted that: (1) a DOE laboratory initiated the project in 1983, using its internal discretionary funds to conduct a feasibi...
Reports Issued in June 1988
136366: Jun 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in June 1988...
Airspace Use: Status of Proposals To Expand Special Use Airspace in North Carolina
RCED-88-133FS: Published: Apr 29, 1988. Publicly Released: May 9, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) management of airspace set aside for military training, focusing on the proposed additional use of airspace in North Carolina.GAO found that: (1) the Navy proposed using the additional airspace to ensure proper training and flight safety when using its new missile system; (2) the Marine Corps required...
U.S.-Korea Coproduction: A Review of the M-16 Rifle Program
NSIAD-88-117: Published: Apr 11, 1988. Publicly Released: May 6, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Republic of Korea's compliance with its memorandum of understanding with the United States regarding M-16 rifle coproduction.GAO found that Korea violated the understanding by: (1) producing M-16 rifles and rifle parts in excess of the authorized level; and (2) entering into M-16 sales agreements with third parties without prior U.S. government...
Reports Issued in May 1988
136037: May 1, 1988
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in May 1988...
Tactical Airlift: Observations Concerning the Air Force's C-27 Proposal
NSIAD-88-124: Published: Apr 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Air Force's proposed acquisition of C-27 light utility, short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) aircraft for the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) and the Military Airlift Command to determine whether the: (1) Air Force adequately justified its need for the aircraft; (2) aircraft's performance capabilities would enhance mission performance; and (...
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...
Coast Guard Resources
T-RCED-88-28: Published: Mar 22, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 22, 1988.
GAO discussed the adequacy of the Coast Guard's resources. GAO found that: (1) although the Coast Guard's budget increased more than 50 percent since 1980, it actually declined when adjusted for inflation; (2) about two-thirds of the budget was devoted to operating expenses; (3) the 1988 appropriation of $267 million was the lowest since 1980, even though the Coast Guard requested $500 to $600 mil...