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District of Columbia: Status of Sports Arena Project
AIMD-94-192: Published: Sep 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the District of Columbia's proposal to build a sports arena, focusing on the proposal's status, cost and benefit projections, and financing scheme.GAO found that: (1) the District is unable to make precise cost and benefit projections for its proposed sports arena because the proposal is in the early stages of development; (2) althou...
Federal Administrative Costs Under HSA
HEHS-94-187R: Published: Jun 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the administration's justifications for its administrative cost estimates under the proposed Health Security Act. GAO noted that: (1) the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) identified the federal functions required to implement the act and estimated the costs of starting and supporting those functions for 6 years; (2) OMB had difficulty in estim...
The B-2 Program: Procurement Decisions Should Be Based on Demonstrated Performance
T-NSIAD-91-45: Published: Jul 17, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1991.
GAO discussed the status of the Air Force's B-2 bomber aircraft program. GAO noted that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) proposed increasing B-2 production rates although it would not be able to test critical B-2 capabilities for at least several years; (2) B-2 contractors are not generally meeting manufacturing goals and continue to experience significant problems in reducing labor hours, def...
Federal Office Space: Comparison of Construction Costs for New Judiciary and Navy Buildings
GGD-91-87BR: Published: May 30, 1991. Publicly Released: May 30, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the estimated construction costs of the proposed Judiciary office building and Naval Systems Command's office complex.GAO found that: (1) the Judiciary building would be more costly, since it used more costly land, used more expensive underground parking, and had more special features than the Navy office complex; (2) the estimated cost per gross s...
Space Station: NASA's Search for Design, Cost, and Schedule Stability Continues
NSIAD-91-125: Published: Mar 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Space Station Program, focusing on the: (1) annual design, estimated cost, and schedule changes since 1985; (2) annual budget requests and resulting funding for fiscal year (FY) 1985 through FY 1991; and (3) NASA 1989 program review's impact on the space station's cost and capabilities.GAO...
Navy Office Space: Cost Estimate for Consolidating the Naval Systems Commands May Be High
GGD-91-61: Published: Mar 8, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the General Services Administration's (GSA) cost estimates for consolidating Naval Systems Commands offices in a single facility in northern Virginia.GAO found that: (1) GSA estimated that it would cost $273.8 million to construct 1 million square feet of occupiable space; (2) the GAO construction cost estimate was $34.8 million lower than the GSA...
What We've Learned Since Earth Day
142938: Jan 1, 1991
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 11, Winter 1990/91, discusses the federal government's efforts to fight environmental dangers, focusing on whether the federal approach: (1) makes the most of limited resources; (2) employs the most effective pollution control methods; and (3) targets the most serious hazards...
Strategic Weapons: Long-Term Costs Are Not Reported to the Congress
NSIAD-90-226: Published: Aug 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1990.
GAO discussed: (1) the long-term costs of 12 strategic weapons systems; and (2) the extent to which the Department of Defense (DOD) routinely provided Congress with estimates of system costs.GAO found that: (1) projected annual funding levels required to acquire, operate, and support the 12 systems were expected to peak at about $1.8 billion, due to acquisition costs; (2) by 2003, annual operation...
Major Acquisition Programs: Selected Aspects of the Army's Forward Area Air Defense System
NSIAD-90-191: Published: Jun 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's Forward Area Air Defense System (FAADS) program, focusing on: (1) the Army's requirements for FAADS; (2) the Army's expected use of each component in performing its ground-based air defense mission; (3) the cost and schedule of each component; and (4) the Army's reliance on its current air defense systems.GAO found that: (1) the Army was...
FAA Procurement: Major Data-Processing Contract Should Not Be Awarded
IMTEC-90-38: Published: May 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Computer Resources Nucleus (CORN) project.GAO found that: (1) FAA did not properly justify and plan CORN, which had major unresolved problems; (2) FAA claims about the causes of perceived problems with its Common System were poorly supported, as were its future requirements, raising doubts about the proje...