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B-2 Bomber: Logistics Cost Issues and Construction Planning
NSIAD-92-22: Published: Dec 11, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1991.
GAO reviewed: (1) the logistics costs for the B-2 bomber; and (2) Air Force planning for the construction of B-2 facilities.GAO found that: (1) the cost to logistically support the B-2 depends on the reliability of its subsystems, components, and parts; (2) the Air Force estimates for logistics cost for the B-2 may be optimistic; (3) the Air Force has had difficulty synchronizing construction proj...
Army Training: Changing Threat Not Expected to Significantly Affect Combat Training
NSIAD-92-8: Published: Dec 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined whether the Army has: (1) evaluated the implications of the changed military threat the United States is likely to face for training its combat forces; and (2) developed an adequate training strategy to respond to new threats.GAO found that the Army: (1) is reviewing the results of its recent assessment of the changed threat's impact on its trainin...
Apache Helicopter: Reliability of Key Components Yet to Be Fully Demonstrated
NSIAD-92-19: Published: Oct 3, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's efforts to address logistical support problems underlying the low availability rates associated with the Apache helicopter, focusing on the: (1) status of the Army's efforts to improve the reliability of seven hardware components and the Apache's maintenance capabilities; and (2) performance of the Apache's FM antenna.GAO found that: (1)...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 1
145822: Oct 1, 1991
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of October 1991. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
The San Francisco Regional Office, 1954-1987: Interview With Harold J. D'Ambrogia, Kenneth A. Pollock, Richard A. Sheldon, and Charles F. Vincent
OP-20-OH: Published: Sep 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1991.
GAO presented a transcript of an interview with Harold J. D'Ambrogia, Kenneth A. Pollock, Richard A. Sheldon, and Charles F. Vincent, who served as officials in the San Francisco Regional Office during the period between 1954 and 1987, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events ar...
Defense Research: Funding of the U.S./U.S.S.R. Joint Seismic Program
NSIAD-91-256: Published: Jul 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO determined whether funding for the Joint Seismic Program (JSP) for fiscal year (FY) 1988 through FY 1990 was consistent with congressional intent.GAO found that: (1) although some funds were appropriated for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Nuclear Monitoring Program, the appropriation and authorization acts did not earmark or speci...
Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. II, No. 10
145183: Jul 1, 1991
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of July 1991. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
Editorial Style Manual
OIMC-91-3: Published: Jul 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1991.
GAO presented its style manual, which provides guidance on compounding, acronyms, rephrasing bureaucratic language, capitalizing position titles, punctuating items in a series, numerals, quoted material, footnotes, bibliographies, legal citations, sexism in language, tables, and miscellaneous topics...
Federal Affirmative Action: Better EEOC Guidance and Agency Analysis of Underrepresentation Needed
T-GGD-91-32: Published: May 16, 1991. Publicly Released: May 16, 1991.
GAO discussed the results of its investigation concerning the hiring, promotion, and retention of women and minorities in the federal government. GAO found that: (1) the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires federal agencies to prepare multiyear plans and to update them and report accomplishments annually; (2) women and minorities were often underrepresented, especially at higher...
Army Training: Computer Simulations Can Improve Command Training in Large-Scale Exercises
NSIAD-91-67: Published: Jan 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's 1990 Return of Forces to Germany (REFORGER) strategic deployment exercise, focusing on the: (1) extent to which the Army scaled the exercise down; (2) advantages and limitations of using computer simulations in comparison with large-scale ground maneuvers; (3) future plans for using simulations; and (4) potential savings that could resul...