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Procurement: An Assessment of the Air Force's F-16 Aircraft Multiyear Contract
NSIAD-86-38: Published: Feb 20, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's multiyear contract for F-16 aircraft for fiscal years 1982 to 1985 to assess: (1) potential savings from using a multiyear contract instead of a series of annual contracts; (2) the effect of foreign military sales on multiyear contract prices; (3) the effect of adding aircraft to the fiscal year 1984 budget; and (4) other benefits o...
The Development and Award of the SSA Systems Engineering and Integration Contract
128425: Nov 6, 1985
Testimony was given on the development and award of a Social Security Administration (SSA) systems engineering and integration contract to a prime contractor and its subcontractor. GAO found several irregular procurement practices which continued for 2 years preceding the contract award, including: (1) subcontractor personnel were given office space at SSA even though they had no contracts or form...
Air Force Procurement of Certain F-16 Support Equipment From General Dynamics
127946: Sep 23, 1985
Testimony was given concerning the Air Force's procurement of certain F-16 support equipment from the General Dynamics Corporation. GAO noted that: (1) the Air Force's use of an unpriced contract modification resulted in excessive prices for support equipment; (2) approval of the unpriced contract modification committed the government to payment of incurred costs; (3) the final prices agreed to we...
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...
Unpublished Decisions: Procurement Law (Transportation Included), Vol. XXVII, No. 4
126007: Sep 1, 1984
GAO published it quarterly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the period July through September 1984. The decisions involved procurement law and transportation...
Unpublished Decisions: Procurement Law (Transportation Included), Vol. XXVII, No. 3
125307: Jun 1, 1984
GAO published its quarterly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the period April through June 1984. The decisions involved procurement law and transportation...
Bidding Methods Used for Awarding Utility-Service Contracts for Federal Facilities
B-175079: Published: May 2, 1972. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Unpublished Decisions: Procurement Law, Vol. XXVI, No. 4
088877: Sep 1, 1983
No summary is currently available...
Synopsis of GAO Reports Involving Contracting Out Under OMB Circular A-76
PLRD-83-74: Published: May 24, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO synopsized the 10 reports which it has issued during the last 2 fiscal years on activities which were contracted out following Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76 policy.In general, the reports showed that: (1) in some instances, the costs included in cost comparisons were questionable; (2) some decisions to contract out were made without the r...
Audit Guide for Reviewing the Feasibility of Competition on Federal Agency Sole-Source Contracts
PLRD-83-29: Published: Jun 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1983.
GAO presents an audit guide to assist federal officials in evaluating the appropriateness of noncompetitive contract decisions.GAO believes that significant benefits such as cost savings, better solutions to the government's problems relating to its procurement needs, and increased public confidence in government can result from the use of this audit guide. The guide provides: (1) background infor...