Budgets (41 - 50 of 83 items)
Operation Desert Shield/Storm: Costs and Funding Requirements
NSIAD-91-304: Published: Sep 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the incremental cost of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, focusing on: (1) the executive branch's cost estimates and funding requirements for the operations; (2) the extent to which the United States needs to provide any additional funding; and (3) how the Department of Defense (DOD) and the individual services tracked the operations' cos...
OMB Circular A-76: Flaws in Cherry Point Comparison Preclude Validation of Contracting Decision
NSIAD-92-38: Published: Oct 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an 8-year Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76 cost study at the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, North Carolina, which concluded in July 1990 that the station's facilities maintenance, utilities, and motor transportation functions could be performed more economically by a contractor.GAO could not clarify whether services co...
Enlisted Force Management: Past Practices and Future Challenges
NSIAD-91-48: Published: Jan 22, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 22, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) management of enlisted forces, focusing on how the Army and Air Force: (1) managed the size and composition of their enlisted forces; (2) planned for enlisted force reductions; and (3) complied with enlisted force management requirements.GAO found that the Air Force and Army: (1) used a variety of tools to manage the size and composition of their enli...
Over-The-Horizon Radar: Better Justification Needed for DOD Systems' Expansion
NSIAD-91-61: Published: Jan 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans to use the Air Force's Over-the-Horizon Backscatter (OTH-B) radar for counterdrug purposes; and (2) provided information on the cost, design, acquisition and deployment, missions, and interoperability of OTH-B and the Navy's Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar (ROTHR) programs.GAO found that DOD: (1) had...
Cost and Financing of Operation Desert Shield
T-NSIAD-91-3: Published: Jan 4, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1991.
GAO discussed the estimated cost and financing of Operation Desert Shield. GAO noted that: (1) the total cost of Operation Desert Shield without any hostilities would exceed $130 billion in 1991 if the forces now in place remained there throughout the fiscal year (FY); (2) the cost of Operation Desert Shield consisted of a baseline cost estimated at $100 billion, an incremental cost of mounting th...
Defense Budget Issues: Uniform Definition of Management Support Agencies Needed
NSIAD-90-255: Published: Jul 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined whether the budget for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) properly reflected the funds applied to management support agencies and activities (MSA).GAO found that: (1) it could not determine whether MSA funds were properly accounted for in the OSD budget because the Department of Defense (DOD) did not have a uniform MSA definition; (2) t...
Defense Reorganization: Roles of Joint Military Organizations in Resource Allocations
NSIAD-90-76: Published: Jun 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the implementation of resource allocation provisions of the Department of Defense (DOD) Reorganization Act.GAO found that: (1) DOD has increased the combatant commander's influence in the resource allocation process; (2) the joint strategic planning system enables the Chairman to advise the Secretary of Defense on military deficiencies identified b...
Defense Inventory: Growth in Ship and Submarine Parts
NSIAD-90-111: Published: Mar 6, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's ship and submarine secondary item inventories, focusing on: (1) the reasons for unrequired inventory; (2) opportunities for minimizing the acquisition of unrequired stock; and (3) inactive inventory items.GAO found that: (1) requirement and demand changes resulted in about $900 million of unrequired inventory; (2) the Navy's fleet modern...
Individual Ready Reserve: Army Needs to Make More Effective Use of Limited Training Funds
NSIAD-90-55: Published: Feb 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Army's Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) training program, intended to train soldiers with previous Army service for swift mobilization and deployment in combat situations, to determine whether the Army focused training funds on skills that required refresher training and were most needed in the early days of conflict.GAO found that the Army: (1)...
Budget Reprogramming: Opportunities to Improve DOD's Reprogramming Process
NSIAD-89-138: Published: Jul 24, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1987 reprogramming actions to determine the effectiveness of and ways to improve its budget reprogramming process.GAO found that: (1) during FY 1987, Congress reviewed 69 DOD reprogramming requests, representing about 0.5 percent of total DOD funds obligated for the affected appropriation accounts;...