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Data on Cost Growth on Construction Contract for Safeguard Anti-Ballistic Missile Facilities at Grand Forks, North Dakota
B-164250: Published: Sep 7, 1973. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Cost Overrun on the Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility
PLRD-82-123: Published: Sep 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1982.
GAO reviewed the reasons for the cost overrun on the Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility (ASTF) construction process and discussed the construction of the Space Transportation System (STS) support facilities with Air Force and Army Corps of Engineers officials to determine whether the design responsibilities for these facilities were split between the Air Force and the Corps in ways similar to th...
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...
Planned Realignment of Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
PLRD-82-11: Published: Oct 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1981.
GAO was requested to review the Army's current proposal to realine Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. Concerns were expressed about the differences between the Army's initial and current studies supporting the realinement decision and a GAO report which questioned the Army's use of the initial study as a basis for its realinement decision.The Army's current study compares two realinement alternati...
Opportunities To Achieve Savings Through Legislative Action
111856: Mar 10, 1980
One of the basic statutory mandates of GAO is to make recommendations to the Congress "looking to greater economy and efficiency in public expenditures." Congressional action on GAO recommendations resulted in a large portion of the $2.5 billion in measurable savings attributed to GAO. In addition, the agencies take action on GAO recommendations which improve the economy, efficiency, or effectiven...
Alleged Irregularities at the Weber Basin Job Corps Center, Utah
B-130515: Published: Jun 18, 1974. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1979.
No summary is currently available...
Profiles of Military Assistance Advisory Groups in 15 Countries
ID-78-51: Published: Sep 1, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1978.
Profiles are offered of military assistance advisory group (MAAG) operations in 15 countries as a supplement to the April 21, 1978 report, "Management of Security Assistance Programs Overseas Needs To Be Improved."Each profile contains information on: incountry security assistance programs, staff levels of the MAAGs and other incountry organizations performing security assistance program functions...
Alleged Irregularities in the Subcontract Award for Aircraft Shelter Program in the United Kingdom
PSAD-77-71: Published: Feb 10, 1977. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1977.
The United States' role in the procurement of 83 tactical aircraft shelters at four air bases occupied by the United States in England was questioned, particularly whether the United States' interests were properly represented by the British Department of the Environment. Concern was expressed over the selection of an Italian firm to subcontract steel components instead of an American firm.The Air...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
PSAD-77-2: Published: Jan 13, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1977.
The Department of Defense (DOD) has many areas where waste occurs. A review of defense-related activities and weapon systems revealed areas that need improvement.Appropriations required for the World-Wide Military Command and Control System may be reduced if DOD exercises more effective management. There is unnecessary use of transmittal of messages. The federal warning systems are proliferating i...