Army procurement (61 - 70 of 106 items)
Contracting Out Under OMB Circular A-76 at Selected Army and Navy Activities in Virginia
NSIAD-84-122: Published: Aug 3, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the recent increase in the number of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76 cost studies being made at selected Army and Navy facilities in Virginia.GAO found that: (1) the executive branch has been putting increased emphasis on implementing OMB Circular A-76 to obtain goods and services in the most economical manner; (2) the potential...
Army Justification for Awarding a Sole Source Contract for Automated Calibration Equipment
NSIAD-84-8: Published: Oct 17, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the award of a sole-source contract by the Army to Julie Research Laboratories, Incorporated for automated calibration equipment to determine whether the sole-source award was justified.GAO found that the Army justified the sole-source award on the grounds that Julie Research Laboratories was in a precarious financial condition and would have cease...
Allegations Concerning the Construction and Acceptance of the Gymnasium at Grafenwoehr, West Germany
NSIAD-83-15: Published: Aug 5, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined selected aspects of the construction and the Army's acceptance of a gymnasium at Grafenwoehr, West Germany. Concern had been expressed that the Army accepted the facility without a proper inspection and that the Army may have paid for construction that did not meet contract specifications.GAO found that: (1) the Army accepted the gymnasium only...
Contract Overpriced Because of Duplicate Labor Hours and Excessive Material Pricing Rates
PLRD-83-93: Published: Jul 7, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1983.
GAO reviewed the pricing of a contract awarded by the Army Missile Research and Development Command.GAO found that the contract target price was overstated by $472,000 because: (1) the contractor submitted cost data resulting in the Government's accepting duplicate fabrication and assembly hours for a number of major assemblies; and (2) the contracting officer did not rely on the most recent contr...
Alleged Violation of the Department of Defense and Army Procurement Regulations by the Army Systems Command, St. Louis, Missouri
B-180024: Published: Apr 30, 1974. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Army's Handling of "Whistleblower's" Contract Allegations and the MSPB Investigation
AFMD-83-67: Published: May 23, 1983. Publicly Released: May 23, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Army actions against an employee, resulting from his allegations of improprieties in an Army contract and the Merit Systems Protection Board's (MSPB) investigation of possible harassment and the incidents that led the the employee's dismissal.GAO found that the Army had investigated the allegations three times and, although its auditors did not...
Army Actions To Resolve Issues Affecting Procurements of Automated Calibration Equipment
PLRD-83-35: Published: Feb 11, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided a followup report on allegations of improper Army procurements for automated calibration equipment by Julie Research Laboratories, Incorporated (JRL).Since the first report, the Army has performed a number of investigations, studies, and tests to evaluate its calibration and repair program. Two separate Army investigations confirmed the need for...
Base Level Procurement Audit at Fort Knox
120212: Jun 1, 1979
An audit of base level procurement at Fort Knox disclosed a number of serious deficiencies in planning, estimating, contract format and usage, contractor performance, and inspection.Some of the resulting adverse effects included performance of unneeded work while valid requirements went undone, unbalanced contractor bidding, contract overpayments, potential liability to contractors for damages, fa...
Potential Overobligations in Army Procurement Appropriations
090180: Sep 26, 1977
No summary is currently available...
Alleged Deficiencies in a Painting Contract at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas
LCD-78-307: Published: Jan 24, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1982.
A follow-up of alleged deficiencies in a pointing contract at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, revealed that the Army and the contractor have reached a proposed settlement and that the contractor has agreed to correct certain deficiencies identified by the Army. Upon correction of the deficiencies, the Army has agreed to release approximately $15,000 which has been withheld on the contract. Army personnel...