Naval procurement (11 - 20 of 83 items)
1993 Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Aircraft Procurement Programs
NSIAD-92-335BR: Published: Sep 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Navy's fiscal year (FY) 1993 aircraft procurement budget request and the status of its aircraft acquisition programs, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the 1993 budget request; and (2) rescissions to prior year appropriations.GAO found that: (1) the Navy could potentially reduce its FY 1993 aircraft procurement budget request by $399.8 million; (2) Congress could reduce fun...
ADP Procurement: Prompt Navy Action Can Reduce Risks to SNAP III Implementation
IMTEC-92-69: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Navy's upgrade of its Shipboard Non-Tactical Automated Data Processing (ADP) Program (SNAP), focusing on: (1) identifying potential risks related to SNAP III systems development; (2) the upgrading of SNAP I and SNAP II systems; and (3) Navy managers' roles in planning and implementing a new system.GAO found that: (1) the Navy has inadequate managerial oversight of SNAP development...
Database Machine Procurement
IMTEC-92-70R: Published: Aug 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1992.
GAO reviewed the risk assessment of the Navy and Air Force multiagency database machine acquisition. GAO found that the: (1) Navy did not formally notify the General Services Administration (GSA) of program changes, risking acquisition delays until GSA approved the changes; (2) Navy plans to monitor agencies' ordering activities by relying on contractor-prepared monthly production and delivery rep...
Laser Marker Procurement
NSIAD-92-115R: Published: Feb 25, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1992.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense (DOD) and Navy Inspectors Generals' (IG) investigations into waste, fraud, and abuse in the procurement of a laser marking machine at a naval shipyard, focusing on whether: (1) IG properly conducted the investigations; (2) the Navy had taken corrective actions to prevent a recurrence of similar problems; and (3) the Nav...
1992 Navy Budget: Potential Reduction in Aircraft Procurement Program
NSIAD-91-324BR: Published: Sep 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's amended fiscal year (FY) 1992 aircraft procurement budget request and prior appropriations, for the A-12 Avenger, F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet, V-22 Osprey, and A-6 Intruder programs, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the FY 1992 budget request; and (2) rescissions of prior year appropriations.GAO: (1) identified $893.5 million in u...
1992 Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Weapons Procurement Programs
NSIAD-91-301BR: Published: Sep 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's justification for its fiscal year (FY) 1992 and FY 1993 weapons procurement budget request and prior-year appropriations to identify areas for potential reductions and rescissions.GAO identified: (1) $153.9 million in potential reductions to the Navy's FY 1992 budget request and $397.6 million and $8.6 million in potential rescissions fr...
Deferment Actions Associated With the A-12 Aircraft
T-NSIAD-91-50: Published: Jul 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1991.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) decision to defer repayment of progress payments to former Navy A-12 contractors pending a settlement, focusing on the impact analysis, data used, and the reasonableness of the deferment decision. GAO found that: (1) DOD did not document its analysis; (2) DOD based its deferment decision on early information indicating that the contractor was in a we...
Navy Shipbuilding: Allegations of Mischarging at Bath Iron Works
NSIAD-91-85: Published: Jul 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 8, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's efforts to address an anonymous source's allegations of improper charges and other contractual issues at the Bath Iron Works Corporation (BIW), a Navy shipbuilding contractor.GAO found that: (1) the Navy's oversight of BIW contracts was ineffective and contributed directly to the improper charges and problems found; (2) the Navy inadequa...
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...
Information on the A-12 Default Termination
T-NSIAD-91-15: Published: Apr 11, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1991.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) termination of the Navy's A-12 aircraft program. GAO noted that: (1) total A-12 program appropriations totalled approximately $6.7 billion; (2) at termination, DOD had spent approximately $3 billion on the program; (3) the Navy demanded that the contractors return $1.35 billion, which represented Navy progress payments for uncompleted work at the tim...