Military forces (81 - 90 of 711 items)
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. 11
150557: Aug 1, 1993
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of August 1993. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
NSIAD-93-253R: Published: Jul 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified the net costs associated with the procurement, support, and operation and maintenance of the last five B-2 bombers. GAO noted that: (1) the procurement of 15 instead of 20 B-2 bombers could save the government $1.2 billion; (2) the procurement of certain aircraft support items may be avoidable in future years, since less support equipment is need...
Navy Maintenance: Improved Labor Estimates Can Reduce Shipyard Costs
NSIAD-93-199: Published: Jul 22, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Navy's methods for managing and controlling direct labor costs at its naval shipyards, focusing on whether labor estimates: (1) for ship repairs were reliable and effective in helping managers to control labor costs; and (2) reflected the benefits from labor-saving improvements and new equipment.GAO found that: (1) shipyard planners overestimate labor 3 to 23 percent per ship, whi...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. IV, No. 10
150429: Jul 1, 1993
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of July 1993. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
JSS: Job Start Software Version 2.0 User Guide
OPP-93-2: Published: Jul 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1993.
GAO published a user guide for its Job Start Software to be used by evaluators-in-charge and team members to prepare job start forms and Mission Assignment and Tracking System Job initiation reports, division management to approve jobs and maintain a job information database, and the Office of Program Planning to receive and forward approved job start forms to the Job Starts Group...
Medical Readiness Training: Limited Participation by Army Medical Personnel
NSIAD-93-205: Published: Jun 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's medical wartime readiness training program, focusing on: (1) training that is currently available to prepare Army medical personnel for their wartime mission; (2) factors that inhibit Army medical personnel participation in the medical readiness training; and (3) steps the Army has taken to improve medical readiness training efforts.GAO...
Homosexuals in the Military: Policies and Practices of Foreign Countries
NSIAD-93-215: Published: Jun 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 25 foreign countries' policies concerning homosexuals in the military, focusing on: (1) the policies' evolution; (2) the comparison of military policies to civilian laws; (3) whether armed services' practices are consistent with military policies; and (4) each countries' experience with homosexuals in the military.GAO found that: (1) 11 of the 25 c...
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...
DOD Hotline Referrals
OSI-93-6BR: Published: Apr 9, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense (DOD) Office of the Inspector General's (OIG) hotline operations, focusing on: (1) OIG procedures for referring hotline allegations to DOD components; (2) the number of referrals in 1990 and 1991; (3) the qualifications and training of the OIG investigators; and (4) the completeness of OIG investigations.GAO found that: (1...