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Transfer of Cargo Operations at the Military Ocean Terminal, Oakland, California, From Civil Service to Contract Labor
B-171695: Published: Jun 11, 1974. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Variations in the Military Services' Contingency Hospital Programs
HRD-82-101: Published: Jul 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1982.
GAO studied the similarities and differences of the approaches the military services follow to develop their contingency hospital programs, with an emphasis on: (1) the cost to obtain, store, and maintain the hospitals; (2) the operational requirements of the hospitals; and (3) the extent to which the services are coordinating their programs.GAO found that a number of cost and operational differen...
Review of Costs To Close the Frankford Arsenal
PLRD-82-53: Published: May 19, 1982. Publicly Released: May 21, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs associated with the closing of the Frankford Arsenal in Pennsylvania. GAO was also asked to review why the Army incurred costs to paint buildings at Frankford that may eventually be demolished.GAO believes that the Army's estimate of $66 million to close Frankford Arsenal is reasonable. However, caretaker costs will increase the $66 milli...
The Army Needs To Modify Its System for Measuring Individual Soldier Proficiency
FPCD-82-28: Published: Mar 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1982.
GAO reviewed whether the Army's Skill Qualification Test Program measures soldier proficiency and identifies individual training needs.The program is the Army's only diagnostic tool for measuring individual training effectiveness and individual soldier proficiency in critical job tasks. However, GAO found that unit commanders and trainers are not getting the necessary information to assess accurat...
Analysis of Requirements for Recurring Reports to the Congress
PAD-80-72: Published: Apr 18, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1980.
As part of its efforts to fulfill its responsibilities under the law, GAO maintains an inventory on congressional reporting requirements. This inventory, established in 1976, is the principal source used in its analysis of requirements for recurring reports. In response to a request from a Senator, information was compiled on congressional reporting requirements.Currently, the GAO database contain...
F-14 Aircraft Program Cost Analysis
B-168664: Published: Feb 15, 1972. Publicly Released: May 21, 1979.
No summary is currently available...
Navy's Service Life Extension Program (SLEP)
108611: Feb 9, 1979
The Navy's case study on the proposed service life extension work, and the relative advantages in awarding it to either a Naval shipyard or a private shipyard were analyzed. The Navy considered splitting the work, but felt the advantages in learning curve and work force management clearly pointed to doing all four carriers at one yard over a specified period of time. The Navy's original cost study...
Review of Contract for Painting at Marine Corps Air Stations
PSAD-78-73: Published: Jan 31, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1978.
A review was conducted of a pending award of a contract for painting at the Marine Corps Air Stations at El Toro and Santa Ana, California. The Government estimate should have been about 24 cents per square foot rather than the initial estimate prepared of 17 cents per square foot. No indications were found of significant problems in the quality control of contractors' performance. Some minor defi...
Pricing of a Noncompetitive, Fixed-Price Incentive Contract for Maintenance and Modification of Three Special Purpose Aircraft
PSAD-78-9: Published: Nov 10, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1977.
Examination of the pricing of a negotiated, noncompetitive, fixed-price incentive contract awarded to E-Systems, Inc., by the Aeronautical Systems Division of the Air Force Systems Command indicated that the contract target price was overstated by as much as $1.4 million because contracting personnel did not adequately evaluate the proposal. The contract provided for the maintenance and modificati...
The Army's Test of One Station Unit Training: Adequacy and Value
FPCD-76-100: Published: Feb 9, 1977. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 1977.
A yearlong Army test of a concept for providing basic and advanced training at one station under a single cadre was monitored.In order to implement the one station unit training, many current training centers would be closed and new construction costing about $300 million would be necessary. The test results show that under the one station concept the training cycle can be reduced by tailoring the...