U.S. Navy (11 - 20 of 53 items)
Homeporting: Status of Continuing Construction and Development
NSIAD-90-231: Published: Jun 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of the Navy's strategic homeporting program and the legal status of limitations on the disposal of land if the new homeports were terminated.GAO found that: (1) the Navy had not taken any action to stop ongoing construction on projects at new homeports requested by the Secretary of Defense; (2) written agreements pertaining to homepo...
Navy Steaming Days: Budget and Execution
NSIAD-89-172: Published: Aug 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined Navy ships' steaming activities to determine whether program execution matched its budget justification to Congress.GAO found that the Navy: (1) expressed its ship operation requirements in terms of operating tempo goals representing the percentage of time each calendar quarter that ships were involved in readiness training, exercises, and operatio...
Navy Maintenance: Implementing the Commercial Industrial Services Program at San Diego
NSIAD-89-18: Published: Dec 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's management of the Commercial Industrial Services (CIS) program in San Diego, California, focusing on: (1) whether the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair (SUPSHIP), San Diego, implemented the program in compliance with Navy policy and regulations and in a manner similar to other West Coast Navy activities; (2) whether Navy...
Aircraft Development: The Advanced Tactical Fighter's Costs, Schedule, and Performance Goals
NSIAD-88-76: Published: Jan 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force's development of its Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF), especially its ability to meet the cost, schedule, and performance goals.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force awarded two contracts to develop and test the prototype aircraft and a separate ground-based avionics prototype; (2) evaluations of these test results will n...
Navy Printing: Information on Sales and Purchases
NSIAD-87-51FS: Published: Jan 2, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on: (1) the Navy Publications and Printing Service's (NPPS) sales to federal government customers other than the Department of Defense (DOD) and nonappropriated-fund customers; (2) the amount of printing NPPS procured commercially; and (3) the use of blanket purchase agreements (BPA).GAO found that, for the period October through Decemb...
Carrier Landing Systems: Replacement of the Navy's Automatic Landing System May Be Premature
NSIAD-86-214BR: Published: Sep 22, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plan to replace the AN/SPN-42 automatic carrier landing system (ACLS) with the AN/SPN-46 ACLS. ACLS allows pilots to control aircraft during their final approach and landing aboard a carrier.GAO found that: (1) the Navy has not been able to achieve its automatic landing goal of 70 percent for ACLS due to problems with aircraft-related su...
Historians: Information on Historian Programs in the Department of Defense
NSIAD-86-139FS: Published: Jul 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the historian programs in the Department of Defense (DOD).GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1986, DOD employed 371 military personnel and 25 civilians in its historian programs at an estimated cost of $27,128,000; (2) the Air Force published approximately 48 major volumes with another 41 volumes in progress and 60 volumes planned; (3) the Ar...
Navy Sealift: Observations on the Navy's Ready Reserve Force
NSIAD-86-168: Published: Aug 18, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Navy's and the Maritime Administration's (MARAD) efforts to ensure the readiness of the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), specifically, their efforts to: (1) ensure that they can activate RRF ships within required time periods; (2) activate numerous RRF ships concurrently; and (3) ensure the availability of key resources, such as shipyard berthing space and manpower, merchant marine crew...
Navy Ships: Information on Benefits and Costs of Establishing New Homeports
NSIAD-86-146: Published: Jun 3, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Navy's reasons for increasing the number of home ports, the scope and cost of developing the new home ports, and the cost of home-porting the ships in existing home ports versus the cost of home-porting them in new ports.GAO found that the Navy's strategic rationale for the new home ports is that: (1) dispersing ships to more ports will i...
Information on the Accuracy of Defense Manpower Requirements
NSIAD-86-87BR: Published: Mar 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the defense manpower-requirements programs to assess the degree to which the services' policies and procedures for determining manpower needs accurately identify the quality and quantity of manpower required for national defense.GAO found that: (1) the Navy's application of staffing standards exists for only a third to a half of its shore-based pos...