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Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Expert's Views on DOD's Organizational Options and Plans for SDI Technical Support
NSIAD-87-43: Published: Nov 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request and a legislative requirement, GAO reported on the Department of Defense's (DOD) proposal for establishing a new federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), called the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Institute, to provide the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) with technical support.GAO found that: (1) in November 1985, DOD formed...
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...
Cost and Benefits of Longevity Payments for Time Spent in the Delayed Entry Program
NSIAD-84-145: Published: Sep 26, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the costs and benefits of longevity payments for time spent in the Department of Defense's delayed entry program. The program allows individuals to enlist but to delay reporting for duty for up to 12 months, until appropriated jobs and training are available.GAO found that time spent in the program counts as longevity for determining base pay. GAO...
Impact of the Army's National Training Center on Improving Individual Soldier and Unit Abilities
NSIAD-84-51: Published: Mar 2, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO surveyed National Training Center (NTC) and selected Army units before and after their participation in exercises at NTC.The Army's NTC was established to provide soldiers with a training environment that closely parallels actual warfare. The training realism, intensiveness, and evaluation offered at NTC supplement the training accomplished by Army units at...
Air Force Decision To Produce Liquid Oxygen In-House at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam
NSIAD-84-33: Published: Jan 17, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the question of whether the Air Force violated procurement policies in its decision to produce liquid oxygen in-house at an Air Force Base in Guam by not notifying a supplier of the results of the cost comparison in sufficient time for the company to appeal the results.GAO found that the Air Force complied with the provisions of OMB Circular A-7...
Escalation Provisions in the Navy's LHA and DD-963 Contracts With Litton Industries
B-170269: Published: Oct 11, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Survey of Utilization of Training Received by Civilian Employees at the Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command
FPCD-76-96: Published: Oct 27, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
A limited study was performed of the use of training provided through formal courses to civilian employees of the Army Material Development and Readiness Command, employees and training officials were interviewed and data were obtained to determine utilization.DARCOM reported that 1,653 employees spent 66,500 hours in training at a cost of $1,717,000 in fiscal year 1975. Based on a sampling of 27...
Cost of Stationing the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) in Georgia Rather Than in Kentucky
B-133316: Published: Jan 28, 1974. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
The Air Force Has Not Compared Costs of Alternative Ways To Replace CT-39 Aircraft
PLRD-83-18: Published: Nov 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO attempted to verify: (1) the projected cost savings associated with the lease of replacements for CT-39 aircraft, (2) the cost to phase out the existing CT-39 fleet, and (3) the personnel savings from converting to contract maintenance. Further, GAO commented on the prudence of leasing replacement aircraft in lieu of purchase.GAO found that the Air Force ha...