Military forces (31 - 40 of 50 items)
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to Army Automation Initiatives
IMTEC-90-3: Published: Nov 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1990: (1) $144-million automatic data processing (ADP) budget request for the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) and Forces Command (FORSCOM); (2) $53-million request to modernize and redesign six standard Army software systems and the potential impact on the planned replacement of the $1-billion Army Standard Inform...
Computer Procurement: Hardware Upgrades for Navy Inventory Control System Should Be Delayed
IMTEC-89-67: Published: Sep 29, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Navy's plans for a $22.1-million upgrade to its Uniform Inventory Control Point System (UICP), focusing on the: (1) data the Navy used to justify the upgrade; and (2) Navy's thoroughness in evaluating ways to improve the performance of its existing UICP resources. UICP supports inventory management functions for the Navy Aviation Supply Office (ASO) and the Navy Ship Parts Control...
Military Space Operations: Operational Problems Continue With the Satellite Control Computer System
IMTEC-89-56: Published: Aug 8, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force's progress in making its new satellite control system, Data System Modernization (DSM), fully operational, focusing on: (1) whether DSM was meeting operational and performance requirements; (2) DSM hardware and software changes; and (3) current schedule and cost estimates.GAO found that the Air Force: (1) was primarily...
ADP Procurement: Navy Improperly Restricted Competition for Its Civilian Pay System
IMTEC-89-61: Published: Jun 21, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations that the Navy improperly restricted competition for two contracts for computer equipment and software for the Navy Standard Civilian Pay System (NAVSCIPS).GAO found that the Navy: (1) selected the data-base management system, hardware and operations sites without conducting appropriate studies and developing adequate support; (2) improp...
Medical ADP Systems: Composite Health Care System Operational Tests Extended
IMTEC-89-30: Published: Apr 10, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1989.
In response to a legislative requirement, GAO monitored the Department of Defense's (DOD) operational test and evaluation of the Composite Health Care System (CHCS) to determine whether: (1) DOD implementation plans were reasonable; and (2) test objectives were achievable within established time frames.GAO found that: (1) DOD was over 6 months behind schedule in deploying CHCS to test hospitals du...
Programming Language: Status, Costs, and Issues Associated With Defense's Implementation of Ada
IMTEC-89-9: Published: Mar 24, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) use of its Ada programming language, focusing on: (1) the cost to implement Ada; and (2) Ada technical issues.GAO evaluated 100 Ada projects and found that: (1) 87 percent of the projects were either planned or in developmental stages; (2) the Air Force and the Army issued Ada procedures; (3) DOD inventories on...
Battlefield Automation: Better Justification and Testing Needed for Common Computer Acquisition
IMTEC-88-12: Published: Dec 31, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army Command and Control System (ACCS) common hardware and software acquisition program to determine its cost-effectiveness for providing battlefield computer systems.GAO found that the Army: (1) plans to use a consolidated acquisition strategy to procure computer hardware and software for four battlefield systems; (2) has not performed the req...
Medical ADP Systems: Status of Defense's Test of VA's System
IMTEC-87-39: Published: Sep 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1987.
GAO assessed the status of the Department of Defense's (DOD) testing of the Veterans Administration's (VA) Decentralized Hospital Computer Program system at two military hospital test sites.GAO found that: (1) March Air Force Base Hospital was testing 10 of 12 available software modules; (2) Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center was testing 6 of the 12 modules; (3) the hospitals were not testing all of...
Computer Systems: Navy Stock Point ADP Replacement Program Needs Better Management Controls
IMTEC-87-30: Published: Sep 17, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Navy's Stock Point ADP Replacement (SPAR) project to determine whether the Navy complied with Department of Defense (DOD) directives to improve and modernize its computerized information systems.GAO found that the Navy: (1) plans to acquire new automatic data processing (ADP) equipment, redesign its computer software, and convert its curren...
Software Development: Information on Department of Defense Central Design Activities
IMTEC-87-24FS: Published: May 20, 1987. Publicly Released: May 20, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) central software design activities, specifically the: (1) number of central design activities in each military service; (2) number of automated information systems that support these activities; and (3) resources for these activities and the systems they support.GAO used DOD definitions and reporting guidelines to...