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Submarine Combat System: Status of Selected Technical Risks in the BSY-2 Development
IMTEC-91-46BR: Published: May 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on specific hardware and software development risks for the Navy's AN/BSY-2 combat system.GAO found that: (1) an independent defense consultant identified three critical technical risk areas involving the immaturity of the system's enhanced modular signal processor, incomplete data-base management design, and potentially lengthy network...
The GAO Journal, No. 13, Summer/Fall 1991
145024: Jan 1, 1991
This quarterly publication presents articles about: (1) the significant increases in health care costs; (2) the Total Force Policy to maintain a minimal active peacetime force by placing greater reliance on reserve forces; (3) national testing of children; and (4) the international dimensions of domestic programs...
The Evolution of the General Accounting Office: From Voucher Audits to Program Evaluations
OP-2-HP: Published: Jan 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1990.
GAO presented a perspective on the main eras in the General Accounting Office's historical evolution from 1921 to the present, changes in its organization, and its work over the last 25 years...
DOD Counter-Drug Activities: GAO Review of DOD's Compliance With FY 1989 DOD Authorization Act
T-NSIAD-90-3: Published: Oct 17, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1989.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of 1988 legislation which increased its anti-drug activities by establishing DOD as the lead agency for: (1) detecting and monitoring the entry of illegal drugs into the United States; (2) integrating U.S. command, control, communications, and technical intelligence assets into an effective interdiction communications network; and (3)...
Army Ammunition: The Mississippi Plant Will Be Closed After Demonstrating Its Production Capability
NSIAD-89-131: Published: May 4, 1989. Publicly Released: May 24, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected activities at the Mississippi Army Ammunition Plant, focusing on: (1) the plant's history and cost; (2) Army actions to correct deficiencies that limited the plant's production capacity; and (3) the Army's future plans for the plant.GAO found that the: (1) Army initially estimated that the plant would cost about $397.8 million and would be...
History and Management of the DOE/Air Force Small Reactor Project
T-RCED-88-51: Published: Jun 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1988.
GAO discussed the history and management of the joint Department of Energy (DOE) and Air Force Small Reactor Project, a 4-year project that cost about $3.75 billion but was unsuccessful in reaching its intended goal of providing a source of secure power for the Air Force. GAO noted that: (1) a DOE laboratory initiated the project in 1983, using its internal discretionary funds to conduct a feasibi...
An Early History of the General Accounting Office, 1921-1943
OP-1-HP: Published: Mar 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1987
135064: Jan 1, 1987
GAO reported on its activities for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1986, and summarized highlights of its work on trade and budget deficit reduction, national defense, nuclear energy, insider trading, government accountability, federal farm payments, health care, federal service delivery, and banking...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1985
B-119600: Published: Jan 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1986.
GAO activities for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1985 were reported. Highlights of these activities were summarized and included work on: the budget deficit; the social security program; other entitlements and pension programs; Department of Defense entitlements; debt servicing; block grants; agricultural programs; tax administration; and financial management...
The GAO Review, Vol. 21, Issue 3, Summer 1986
131237: Jan 1, 1986
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: program evaluation; federal office buildings; career planning; the new executive summaries of GAO reports; improved local reporting systems; the death of U.S. citizens abroad; and legislative developments...