U.S. Navy (11 - 20 of 49 items)
Airspace Use: Status of Proposals To Expand Special Use Airspace in North Carolina
RCED-88-133FS: Published: Apr 29, 1988. Publicly Released: May 9, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) management of airspace set aside for military training, focusing on the proposed additional use of airspace in North Carolina.GAO found that: (1) the Navy proposed using the additional airspace to ensure proper training and flight safety when using its new missile system; (2) the Marine Corps required...
Aircraft Development: The Advanced Tactical Fighter's Costs, Schedule, and Performance Goals
NSIAD-88-76: Published: Jan 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force's development of its Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF), especially its ability to meet the cost, schedule, and performance goals.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force awarded two contracts to develop and test the prototype aircraft and a separate ground-based avionics prototype; (2) evaluations of these test results will n...
Navy's RDT&E Reprogramming
T-NSIAD-87-16: Published: Mar 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1987.
GAO discussed the Navy's reprogramming actions on four of its research and development programs: (1) the RACER ship propulsion system for destroyers; (2) the MK-92 fire control system for frigates; (3) the ERASE system to eliminate electromagnetic radiation; and (4) the Satellite Laser Communication System. GAO found that: (1) the Navy allocated the amounts indicated in the appropriations conferen...
Navy Contracting: Allegations About Trident Submarine Program Matters
NSIAD-86-74BR: Published: Jun 13, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations concerning mismanagement and questionable practices in the Trident submarine construction program, specifically: (1) excessive progress payments in submarine construction; (2) advance procurement of long-lead-time material; (3) unwarranted cost escalation on the lead Trident; (4) destruction of Navy records; (5) inappropriate task au...
Allegations About Trident Submarine Program Matters
128860: Jan 14, 1986
GAO discussed its review of allegations concerning mismanagement and questionable practices in the Trident submarine construction program, specifically: (1) contract payments involving work progress and long leadtime materials; and (2) records destruction. GAO noted that the Navy had urged the contractor to cease practices that would cause early payment of work progress, including: (1) retroactive...
Information on Three Investigations by the Department of Justice Into Navy Shipbuilding Claims
GGD-85-70: Published: Aug 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's management of three investigations into allegedly false shipbuilding contract price adjustment claims. The Navy had submitted the allegations to Justice and, after investigating the claims, Justice declined prosecution.GAO found that Justice investigated the claims of one shipbuilding firm between February 1978 and Au...
The Navy's 1978 Shipbuilding Claims Settlement With General Dynamics Corporation
126248: Feb 20, 1985
Testimony was given concerning GAO work on the Navy's shipbuilding claims settlement with General Dynamics Corporation. The claims were in connection with two submarine contracts which were modified by the President in the interest of national defense. At the time of the proposed settlement, the firm had outstanding claims of $544 million against the Navy under two contracts. In addition, it had n...
Installation of an Air Force F-15 Aircraft Radar in a Navy P-3A Aircraft for Use by the Customs Service
NSIAD-85-31: Published: Feb 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO monitored the installation of an F-15 radar system in a Navy P-3A aircraft for use by the U.S. Customs Service for its drug interdiction mission.GAO found that the contractor delivered the modified aircraft to the Navy 5 weeks later than originally scheduled. Furthermore, the negotiated contract price was about $750,000 over estimated costs developed at...
Examination of Travel and Leave Transactions in the Accounts of the U.S.S. San Jose
100684: Mar 25, 1977
GAO reviewed selected travel and leave vouchers in the accounts of the U.S.S. San Jose to test the quality of disbursing and related administrative procedures. Entitlements on 60 of 119 vouchers paid from February to July 1976 were examined.Five travel vouchers had over/underpayments totaling $84. Fourteen of 36 leave vouchers had over/undercharges or erroneous delay enroute computations. Fifteen...
Information on the Military Services' Enlisted Aide Program
NSIAD-84-12: Published: Oct 11, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the use of enlisted aides by the military services.Enlisted aides have always been provided to U.S. officers to relieve them of minor duties. However, present law prohibits Army and Air Force officers from using enlisted members as servants and Navy and Marine Corps officers from using enlisted members in onshore quarters as cooks...