Naval procurement (51 - 60 of 83 items)
Navy Plan for Providing Centralized Office Space at the Washington Navy Yard Is Cost-Effective
NSIAD-84-133: Published: Jun 15, 1984. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plan to move from leased space and redevelop the Washington Navy Yard to provide centralized office space for 18,000 employees. GAO also evaluated the plan's cost effectiveness and reviewed a draft of the final environmental impact statement on the relocation of Navy personnel from leased office space to Government-owned office space...
Alleged Violation of the General Services Administration Regulations by the Navy in the Purchase of IBM Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Typewriters
B-164630: Published: May 2, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Procurement Procedures of the Naval Ammunition Depot, Crane, Indiana
B-177349: Published: Nov 5, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Comments on Navy's Manpower, Personnel, and Training Planning Process
NSIAD-84-6: Published: Oct 7, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1983.
GAO examined two Navy weapons systems to determine how and when the Navy developed manpower, personnel, and training (MPT) requirements and whether they influenced the systems' design or maintenance and operational concepts to minimize life cycle costs.Because of the lack of available documentation and weapons system personnel changes, GAO was unable to determine the effectiveness of the Navy's pa...
Sole-Source Award of a Contract for Aerial Reconnaissance Cameras to Zeiss Avionics Systems, Inc.
NSIAD-83-58: Published: Sep 22, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the events leading to the Navy's decision to award Zeiss Avionics Systems, Inc., a $10 million, multiyear, sole-source contract for 38 aerial reconnaissance cameras to be used in the Marine Corps RF-4B reconnaissance aircraft.GAO found that the Navy: (1) did not seek the participation of alternative suppliers as provided by statute; and (2) work...
Procurement To Satisfy Requisitions for Out-of-Stock Material Could Be Reduced
PLRD-83-89: Published: Jul 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1983.
GAO reviewed the procedures and practices regarding requisitions of unstocked and out-of-stock items at the Navy's two principal inventory control supply centers, the Ships Parts Control Center (SPCC) and the Aviation Supply Office (ASO).GAO found that the Navy could save millions of dollars annually by using existing replenishment contracts rather than by making single purchases, promptly process...
Combined Procurement of Spare Parts and Production Components Will Reduce Defense Weapon System Costs
PLRD-83-17: Published: Dec 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Department of Defense plans to buy spare parts concurrently with production components and the cost savings of doing so, with particular respect to the combined procurement procedure in the F/A-18 aircraft program and its effect on the budget.The combined procurement procedure is a technique whereby orders for spare parts are consolidated with orde...
Survey of Base Level Procurement Activities at the Naval Air Station--Memphis
120185: Jun 4, 1979
Local procurement at Naval Air Station-Memphis totaled about $1.7 million in fiscal year 1978. Approximately one-half of the procurement activity was made under blanket purchase agreements established by base supply. The station was included in a limited evaluation survey of internal control procedures for base level procurement activities.A $183,000 contract for interior and exterior painting of...
Actions Needed To Reduce Schedule Slippages and Cost Growth on Contracts for Navy Ship Overhauls
PLRD-82-29: Published: Mar 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1982.
GAO was requested to evaluate the Navy's system for developing contract work specifications packages and its ship overhaul improvements programs.GAO found that the Navy has instigated numerous initiatives to improve contracting for surface ship overhauls. However, progress in meeting overhaul schedules and in reducing contract cost growth has been slow, partly because of a lack of total system coo...
Survey of the Procurement Process at the Naval Supply Center Puget Sound and the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
117529: Jul 20, 1979
GAO surveyed the procurement process at two Navy installations in Washington, the Naval Supply Center, Puget Sound, and the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS), examining procedures for determining needs, making purchases, and receiving and controlling material acquired.Cost savings could be achieved in procurement of nonstandard stock items by requisitioning larger quantities or consolidating purch...