Procurement (71 - 80 of 123 items)
Allegations Relating to Contracts With Systems Research Laboratories, Inc., of Dayton, Ohio
B-172602: Published: Nov 22, 1971. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
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The DOD Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System
OACG-84-5: Published: Sep 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1983.
This document presents the results of a cooperative study of the Department of Defense (DOD) Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System (PPBS) by the Joint DOD/GAO Working Group. It describes the various PPBS phases in the military departments and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The document delineates areas needing improvements and suggests alternative approaches. The working group ex...
Allegations Concerning Irregularities in Maintenance and Repair Work at Fort Lee and Fort Belvoir, VA
PLRD-83-68: Published: Apr 20, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1983.
GAO reviewed allegations of irregularities on three Army maintenance and repair projects.GAO found that the three projects in question were performed by the same firm. The Army Corps of Engineers' representatives and the facilities engineers at both bases felt that the work was satisfactory and that the installation and subsequent reinstallation of windows and doors was not due to poor contractor...
Army Manufacture of the Mark 58 Smoke Marker
PLRD-83-58: Published: Mar 22, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Army's plan to start in-house production at an ammunition activity of all Mark 58 Smoke Markers previously produced in part by a private corporation.The Army is required to have needed supplies made in factories or arsenals owned by the United States, as long as the factories or arsenals can make those supplies economically. Although such a determination normally would have requir...
The Army's Award of a Contract for Power Supply Units Under the Authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(a)(16)
PLRD-83-53: Published: Mar 15, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the price differential between establishing another source and using an existing source to produce power supply units for conventional ammunition.GAO found that, under existing legislation or regulation, there is no cost limit or ceiling for the establishment of a second source to provide power supply units for mobilization base purposes. Legisl...
Evaluation of MAVERICK Missile System Unit Cost Report Submitted Under Public Law 97-86, Section 917
MASAD-83-7: Published: Dec 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1982.
GAO was asked to examine unit cost reports submitted by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to P.L. 97-86. Accordingly, the most recent report on the Air Force AGM-65D imaging infrared Maverick missile program was reviewed.GAO found that the unit cost report in question appeared complete from the standpoint of including all costs comprising the program cost estimate. However, the description of cost...
Federal Civilian Agencies' Management of Their Aircraft and Related Services
119509: Sep 23, 1982
GAO discussed the results of its review on the management of aircraft by Federal civilian agencies. In 1977, GAO reported that Federal civilian agencies were acquiring, operating, and managing aircraft independently and without any Government-wide guidance. In a current review, GAO found that, although these agencies spent nearly $500 million to operate aircraft in fiscal year 1981, very little ha...
Sale of Industrial Assets Owned by the Department of Defense
PLRD-82-114: Published: Sep 10, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed recent General Services Administration (GSA) sales of Department of Defense industrial assets. The report focused on the concern of small forging companies that such sales were negotiated rather than competitively bid and that sales prices may have been below market value.GAO found that GSA made five sales of Government-owned, contractor-operated f...
Assessment of Federal Agency Compliance With the Service Contract Act
HRD-82-59: Published: Jul 21, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO made a followup review on a report which evaluated Federal agencies' compliance with the Service Contract Act and the Department of Labor's implementation of regulations. The Act requires that, when a Federal contract is in excess of $2,500 and its purpose is to furnish services within the United States using service employees, those employees are to be...
Allegations of Wasteful Spending at the Naval Air Station, Lemoore, CA
PLRD-82-99: Published: Jul 9, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations of wasteful spending at a naval air station. GAO was asked to determine: (1) whether the Navy spent over $4000 for furniture which was placed in a house and used by a Navy official for a single night, (2) how often the aforementioned house had been used before the official's visit and whether it has been used since that visit, and (3) w...