Aircraft acquisition program (11 - 20 of 30 items)
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...
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 (...
Air Force Pilots: Developing and Sustaining a Stable, Combat-Ready Force
NSIAD-88-49BR: Published: Dec 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's career-rated management process for its senior officers, particularly its pilots.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force has been unable to maintain either a pilot inventory equal to its requirements or a stable, combat-ready force for its major weapon systems; (2) operational units were unable to give new pilots the opportunity to bec...
Annual Index of Reports Issued in FY 1987
134589: Nov 1, 1987
GAO published its Annual Index of Reports issued in fiscal year 1987...
Reports Issued in September 1987
134158: Sep 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in September 1987...
Base Realignments: Information on Blytheville AFB, Arkansas
NSIAD-86-19BR: Published: Jan 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO surveyed several issues associated with the Department of Defense's (DOD) placement of an Air Force base on an illustrative list of bases which Congress could consider for closure.GAO found that: (1) although the DOD Authorization Act for 1986 no longer requires DOD to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in developing base closure or...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-83-2: Published: Mar 4, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1983.
This annual report presents summaries of GAO conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other review work in the Department of Defense on which satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have not been taken. Information for this report was provided by an automated, centrally operated system, which was implemented by GAO in 1982 to allow regular followups of its recommend...
Comments on a Magazine Article
B-169300: Published: Apr 23, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Request To Fully Fund Two Nuclear Aircraft Carriers in Fiscal Year 1983
MASAD-82-27: Published: Mar 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's proposal for fully funding two nuclear aircraft carriers in fiscal year (FY) 1983 to determine if their projected delivery schedule and cost avoidance estimate are achievable. According to the Navy, fully funding both carriers in FY 1983 will result in a delivery date for each which will be about 2 years earlier than would be possible if...