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Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Resources, Community, and Economic Development Programs
OP-92-1B: Published: Jan 15, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1992.
GAO reported on the conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other reviews of federal departments and agencies. Information is presented on those recommendations in the areas of resources, community, and economic development on which no satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have been completed. They are submitted for use in congressional review of budget requests...
1992 Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to Aircraft Procurement Programs
NSIAD-91-285BR: Published: Sep 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1992 aircraft procurement budget request and its prior-year appropriations for common aircraft support equipment and for aircraft programs and modifications, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the FY 1992 budget request; and (2) rescissions to prior-year appropriations.GAO: (1) identified $352 million in poten...
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...
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...
Defense Personnel: Status of Flag Officers, Selectees, and Billets
NSIAD-91-203: Published: Apr 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the number of active-duty Navy flag officers and flag officer selectees and the number of flag officer billets that the Navy managed as of February 1, 1991.GAO found that: (1) there were 258 paid active-duty Navy flag officers as of February 1, 1991, excluding the Physician-to-Congress position, since it was not charged against the Navy's end-stren...
GSA Travel Services: Small Disadvantaged Businesses Seldom Receive Contracts
GGD-91-58BR: Published: Apr 26, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the General Services Administration's (GSA) contracting practices with travel agencies to provide government employee transportation, focusing on: (1) GSA procedures and practices for selecting travel service contractors; (2) the extent to which small businesses (SB) and small disadvantaged businesses (SDB) have received GSA contracts; and (3) opti...
Chemical Warfare: Soldiers Not Adequately Trained or Equipped to Conduct Operations on a Chemical Battlefield
T-NSIAD-91-18: Published: Apr 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1991.
GAO discussed the Army's active and reserve units' readiness to conduct warfare operations on a chemical battlefield, focusing on whether the Army adequately trained and equipped soldiers to survive and sustain operations in a chemical environment. GAO noted that: (1) contradictory to Army training policy, many soldiers had not trained in full chemical gear for 4 continuous hours, had never perfor...
Defense Procurement: DOD Purchases of Foreign-Made Machine Tools
NSIAD-91-70: Published: Feb 15, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the Department of Defense's (DOD): (1) procurement of foreign-made machine tools during fiscal years (FY) 1987 through 1989; and (2) use of waivers of the legislative restriction on purchasing machine tools not manufactured in the United States or Canada.GAO found that: (1) between FY 1987 and 1989, DOD procured $29 million in foreign-made restrict...