Logistics (31 - 40 of 64 items)
Analysis of DOD's Claimed Budgetary Savings Through Management Reforms
PLRD-83-61: Published: Apr 4, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Economies and Efficiencies Program to determine whether: (1) the savings projected for fiscal years (FY's) 1981 through 1987 can be expected to accrue; (2) the savings claimed for FY 1981 and 1982 were realized; and (3) the projected savings are the result of DOD reform or congressional or Government-wide actions.In general, GAO believes that the acti...
Factors Limiting the Availability of F-15 Aircraft at the 1st Tactical Fighter Wing
PLRD-82-83: Published: Jun 7, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the availability of the Air Force's F-15 aircraft assigned to the 1st Tactical Fighter Wing (TFW), Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. Specifically, GAO was asked to identify and analyze the factors affecting the peacetime readiness of aircraft at TFW.GAO found that the major problems affecting aircraft availability were the maintenance and absenc...
Who Is Watching the Defense Dollars?
AFMD-82-26: Published: Feb 5, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1982.
GAO prepared a study to: (1) present background information on the principal Department of Defense (DOD) audit and investigative organizations; (2) summarize findings of earlier reports on these organizations; and (3) discuss the merits of having a statutory inspector general in DOD modeled after those in the civil agencies. The study supplements many oral briefings GAO has given to congressional...
Logistics Concerns Over Navy's Guided Missile Frigate FFG-7 Class
PLRD-81-34: Published: Jul 7, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1981.
GAO evaluated the integrated logistics support planning for the Navy's guided missile FFG-7, a new class of ocean escort ships designed to operate in areas of low enemy threat.Integrated logistics support planning for the FFG-7's was designed to reduce the number of shipboard personnel needed and to increase ship availability. To achieve these objectives, several new approaches to logistics suppor...
Relocation of AIR-630 From California to Washington, D.C.
PLRD-81-15: Published: Apr 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1981.
GAO was requested to inquire into the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) decision to relocate its Target and Range Systems Division (AIR-630) from Camarillo, California, to NAVAIR headquarters in Washington, D.C. In October 1980, NAVAIR stated that it had thoroughly reviewed the AIR-630 mission and operation and had determined that the move would reduce operational costs. The NAVAIR review showed...
DOD Opportunities To Realize Great Savings by Taking Certain Actions in the Logistics Area
114895: Mar 31, 1981
The consolidation of base support services at military installations is a simple way to save money. The Department of Defense (DOD) has established three programs aimed at reducing base support costs, of which the Defense Retail Interservicing Support (DRIS) program shows the greatest potential. GAO believes that DOD has not consolidated base support services more because of: (1) parochial interes...
Proposed Agenda of Significant Management Improvements and Cost Reduction Opportunities--Department of Defense
OCG-81-1: Published: Jan 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 1981.
GAO submitted a proposed agenda of significant management improvements and cost reduction opportunities to the Department of Defense.Billions of dollars in annual savings could be achieved by implementation of several actions: (1) the consolidation of military base support activities; (2) the completion of the excellent work already begun in consolidating supply activities, including the eliminati...
Actions To Improve Parts of the Military Manpower Mobilization System Are Underway
FPCD-80-58: Published: Jul 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1980.
The military manpower system was reviewed. GAO was asked to: (1) examine the assumptions upon which the Department of Defense (DOD) bases its requirements of 650,000 inductees within 180 days; (2) examine the conclusion of the Director of the Selective Service System (SSS) that it can deliver 100,000 inductees by Mobilization (M)+35 days and 650,000 by M+125 days; and (3) determine whether DOD, sp...
Review of the Planned Consolidation of Defense Contract Administration Services Regions in Atlanta
LCD-80-46: Published: Mar 20, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1980.
A Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) study used to support the decision to close the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Defense Contract Administrative Services (DCAS) region and to reassign its mission primarily to the Atlanta, Georgia, region was reviewed. GAO was asked to review two specific issues affecting the DLA estimate of civilian personnel savings: (1) the support now being provided by the Defense...
Review of Base Realignment Study of Fort Douglas, Utah
LCD-79-333: Published: Oct 10, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1979.
A review was made of the Army's decision to close Fort Douglas, Utah, and to reassign the area support mission for Army Reserve units from that installation to Fort Carson, Colorado. Currently, the primary mission of Fort Douglas is to support assigned and tenant units and Army Reserve units in Utah, Montana, and Idaho. The Army estimated that the proposed action to close Fort Douglas would result...