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Status of the Marine Corps Integrated Fire and Air Support System
NSIAD-86-111FS: Published: Apr 28, 1986. Publicly Released: May 28, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on the Marine Corps' Integrated Fire and Air Support System (MIFASS) to determine the potential for merging it with similar Army fire support command and control systems.GAO found that: (1) no hardware similarities exist between MIFASS and the Army's interim Light Field Artillery Tactical Data System (LFATDS) because LFATDS is basica...
Selected Defense Agencies: Current and Historical Information on Missions, Work Force, and Budget
NSIAD-86-81FS: Published: Mar 7, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided a fact sheet showing the current and historical mission, work force, and budget of several Department of Defense agencies.GAO presented information on each agency's: (1) budget and civilian/military work force for the earliest year readily available and for fiscal year 1986; and (2) civilian occupational groups as of September 1975 and 1985, exc...
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...
Problems in Implementing the Army's Reserve Components Full-Time Manning Program
NSIAD-85-95: Published: Jun 4, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Army's Full-Time Manning (FTM) program under which Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) personnel are assigned to Army Reserve units to enhance unit readiness and deployability. The Army plans to significantly expand the program over the next 2 years.GAO found many positive aspects of the FTM program such as: (1) the military and educational background of AGR personnel; (2) the effects of i...
Air Force Efforts To Avoid Inappropriate Disposal of Materials
NSIAD-85-84: Published: May 20, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Air Force property disposal practices at two Air Force bases. The review focused on whether the Air Force was disposing of materials in accordance with the rules of a moratorium which had been placed on disposals to allow time for inventory management policies and procedures to be revised.GAO was unable to estimate the total number or value of A...
Full-Time Manning in the Army's Reserve Components
126825: May 1, 1985
Testimony was given on the results of a GAO review of the Army's Full-Time Manning (FTM) Program for Reserve Components. Under the program, active National Guard and Army Reserve (AGR) personnel are assigned to Reserve units to enhance unit readiness and deployability through improved training, personnel administration, maintenance, supply, and operational activities. GAO found that the majority o...
Navy Actions To Improve Overhaul Work at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
NSIAD-85-51: Published: Mar 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined alleged deficiencies in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard's (PNSY) Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) for the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Saratoga, focusing on actions the Navy took to: (1) improve overall performance at the shipyard; and (2) preclude a recurrence of the type of technical problems experienced by SLEP.GAO found that, as part of a strat...
The U.S. Footwear Industries' Ability To Meet Military Mobilization Needs
NSIAD-85-35: Published: Jan 3, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the domestic footwear industries' ability to meet Department of Defense (DOD) needs in the event of a major military mobilization.Over the past 15 to 20 years, imports have come to dominate the domestic footwear markets. During the period, domestic shipments of footwear have decreased about 50 percent, while imports have increased more than 2...
Study of the Consolidation of the Six Naval Air Rework Facilities
B-133014: Published: Jun 25, 1974. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
The Army's Program To Assure the Security and Safety of the Chemical Munitions Stockpile Is Comprehensive and Effective
NSIAD-83-6: Published: Jul 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's programs to securely and safely maintain the toxic chemical munitions and bulk chemical agency stockpile within the United States.In 1977, the Army established the Chemical Surety Program to ensure that all toxic chemical agents and related munitions in its custody are maintained in a manner that enhances safety, security, and reliabi...