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Procurement: Assessment of DOD's Multiyear Contract Candidates
NSIAD-87-202BR: Published: Aug 31, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the nine multiyear procurement candidates the Department of Defense (DOD) proposed in its fiscal year 1988 budget request to determine if they met legislative criteria.GAO noted that most DOD program offices: (1) estimated contract costs based on limited data and little or no formal cost information from contractors; (2) assumed that multiyear p...
Veterans Administration: Procurement Actions For Crown Point Outpatient Clinic
HRD-87-95: Published: Jun 25, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) procurement activities in the acquisition of a medical outpatient clinic.GAO found that VA: (1) developed cost data for building and leasing alternatives; (2) decided to build the clinic, since there were no acceptable buildings available; and (3) generally followed prescribed procurement procedures in selectin...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 7
133470: Apr 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of April 1987. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian and military personnel law, and procurement law...
Contested Procurement: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and Everson Electric
RCED-86-229BR: Published: Sep 25, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) investigated the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) decision to award a contract for the repair and overhaul of 48 railcar traction motors to one firm and deny a subsequent bid protest from another firm; and (2) provided information on the WMATA disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE) procurement procedures.GAO found that WMAT...
Pistol Procurement: Allegations on Army Selection of Beretta 9-mm. as DOD Standard Sidearm
NSIAD-86-122: Published: Jun 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an Army contract award for 9-mm pistols to a subsidiary of an Italian firm to determine whether: (1) U.S. firms had a chance to compete for the award; (2) the Army conducted covert testing to ensure the outcome of the procurement; (3) the Army gave the awardee a competitor's bid; and (4) a secret agreement between the United States and Italian gove...
Army Procurement of Beretta's 9mm Semiautomatic Pistol as the Standard Military Sidearm
130045: Jun 5, 1986
GAO discussed the Army's procurement of a standard 9-mm handgun. GAO attributed the Army's problems in selecting a 9-mm handgun to: (1) conflicting Air Force and Army goals and contradictory congressional guidance; and (2) overly restrictive product specifications. GAO also noted that: (1) while the Army did not display bias toward the eventual awardee, it did unfairly eliminate one firm from comp...
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. 65, June 1986
088024: Jun 1, 1986
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Digest of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General, Vol. II, No. 7
130646: Apr 1, 1986
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for April 1986. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian personnel law, military personnel law, procurement law, and transportation law...
Procurement: National Institute of Education's Procurement Practices
HRD-86-1: Published: Jan 17, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Institute of Education's (NIE) contract award process, focusing on its activities for fiscal year (FY) 1983.GAO reviewed a sample of 21 of the 33 negotiated contracts that NIE awarded through competitive requests for proposals and found: (1) no evidence that the number of proposals received, prices, cost ranges, or government cost e...
NOAA Is Improving Its A-76 Program To Correct Early Problems
RCED-85-95: Published: Jun 21, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) implementation and management of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76 which provides that federal agencies review their activities to determine whether commercial activities could be performed more economically by contract than by government employees.GAO found that NOAA...