Budgets (31 - 40 of 83 items)
Defense Transportation: 89th Airlift Wing Executive Branch Policies Improved but Reimbursement Issues Remain
NSIAD-99-170: Published: Aug 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated its previous report on the policies governing the use of the 89th Airlift Wing Aircraft, focusing on whether: (1) changes to executive branch policies since 1992 addressed the intent of GAO's previous recommendations; and (2) reimbursements have been made for the use of the 89th Airlift Wing aircraft.GAO noted that: (1) the Office of Management and...
Defense Industry Restructuring: Updated Cost and Savings Information
NSIAD-98-156: Published: Apr 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on restructuring costs of defense contractors involved in business combinations since 1993, focusing on the: (1) specific costs associated with workforce reductions; (2) services provided to workers affected by business combinations; (3) savings reached from the business combinations relative to the restructuring costs paid by the Dep...
Environmental Compliance: Reporting on DOD Military Construction and Repair Projects Can Be Improved
NSIAD-98-33: Published: Dec 8, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Department of Defense's (DOD) environmental compliance projects funded as construction or repair; (2) DOD's criteria for determining which appropriation account is used for programming funds; (3) the process for programming funds; and (4) reporting on future funding requirements.GAO noted that: (1) the basis for determining which funding s...
Army War Reserves: DOD Could Save Millions by Aligning Resources With the Reduced European Mission
NSIAD-97-158: Published: Jul 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Army's progress in redistributing war reserve equipment that is no longer needed in central Europe, focusing on whether: (1) the Army's plan for redistributing central European war reserve equipment provides for the specific and timely disposition of this equipment; and (2) cost savings would be realized by aligning the storage and maintenance...
Military Bases: Potential Reductions to the Fiscal Year 1997 Base Closure Budget
NSIAD-96-158: Published: Jul 15, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) accounts, focusing on: (1) the accuracy of BRAC budget estimates; and (2) opportunities to reduce the fiscal year 1997 BRAC budget.GAO found that: (1) because BRAC expenditures vary substantially from budget submissions, Congress cannot be assured that appropriated BRAC funds w...
Combat Air Power: Funding Priority for Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses May Be Too Low
NSIAD-96-128: Published: Apr 10, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1996.
GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) requirements, capabilities, and plans for conducting the suppression of enemy air defenses mission (SEAD).GAO found that: (1) since the Vietnam War, DOD has recognized that SEAD is a critical component of air operations, and it used extensive SEAD support during the Persian Gulf War; (2) SEAD is expected to remain a critical component o...
Depot Maintenance: Some Funds Intended for Maintenance Are Used for Other Purposes
NSIAD-95-124: Published: Jul 6, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1995.
GAO reviewed the military services' depot maintenance operations, focusing on: (1) the services' processes for deciding which end items of equipment will be overhauled; (2) a comparison of the services' depot maintenance funding levels and their use of these funds; and (3) the services' management of maintenance backlogs and the impact of these backlogs on readiness.GAO found that: (1) the service...
Air Force Logistics: Some Progress, But Further Efforts Needed to Terminate Excess Orders
NSIAD-94-3: Published: Oct 13, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO followed up on an earlier report concerning the Air Force's failure to terminate excessive materiel orders, focusing on: (1) the Air Force's progress in terminating excessive materiel orders; and (2) additional opportunities for improvement and savings.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force has taken a number of actions to place greater management emphasis and o...
Test and Evaluation: Little Progress in Consolidating DOD Major Test Range Capabilities
NSIAD-93-64: Published: Apr 12, 1993. Publicly Released: May 12, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Department of Defense's (DOD) progress in consolidating similar test and evaluation capabilities at fewer locations to reduce the cost of its test ranges.GAO found that: (1) DOD expects to reduce test and evaluation spending by $729 million through streamlining efforts and other management actions; (2) minor interservice consolidations are occ...
Air Force Requirements: Cost of Buying Aircraft Consumable Items Can Be Reduced by Millions
NSIAD-93-38: Published: Nov 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's system for computing requirements for aircraft consumable items, focusing on: (1) actions that the Air Force took to implement previous GAO recommendations to change its requirements computation system; and (2) the potential procurement savings that the Air Force could achieve by making those changes.GAO found that: (1) the Air Forc...