Air Force procurement (81 - 88 of 88 items)
Air Force Procurement of Certain F-16 Support Equipment From General Dynamics
127946: Sep 23, 1985
Testimony was given concerning the Air Force's procurement of certain F-16 support equipment from the General Dynamics Corporation. GAO noted that: (1) the Air Force's use of an unpriced contract modification resulted in excessive prices for support equipment; (2) approval of the unpriced contract modification committed the government to payment of incurred costs; (3) the final prices agreed to we...
Observations on the Air Force Acquisition of Certain F-16 Support Equipment From General Dynamics
NSIAD-85-155: Published: Sep 18, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an Air Force procurement of F-16 aircraft support equipment and determined who was responsible for procuring the items.GAO found that the Air Force's use of an unpriced contract modification without timely price negotiation to obtain certain items of support equipment for the F-16 aircraft resulted in excessive prices for many of the items. The...
Costs of Alternative Munitions Lift Trailers for Strategic Bombers
NSIAD-85-142: Published: Aug 28, 1985. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1985.
GAO evaluated the impact of an Air Force proposal to develop and acquire a new type of munitions lift trailer for B-1B bombers instead of acquiring additional quantities of existing lift trailers.The Air Force initiated an industrywide competition for a simplified munitions lift trailer for its B-1B bomber because existing lift trailers could not satisfy height requirements. The Air Force also app...
Air Force "Phase IV" Computer System Acquisition Program
110553: Oct 10, 1979
The Air Force's overall objective in the Phase IV program is to provide cost effective, responsive, and reliable computer support for a variety of its base-level administrative and operating functions. The Phase IV request for proposals calls for two separate computer systems to be located in most cases in two different facilities at major air bases. The Air Force's stated requirement for two comp...
Comments on Protests of Air Force Cancellation of Solicitation for Drive Assembly Couplers
B-168259,B-168259(3): Published: Oct 20, 1970. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1970.
No summary is currently available...
Savings Attainable By Preventing Condemnation Of Economically Repairable Equipment
B-146874: Published: Oct 23, 1968. Publicly Released: Oct 23, 1968.
GAO reviewed the Air Force's policies and procedures covering determinations by base maintenance personnel as to whether unserviceable items that cannot be repaired at Air Force bases should be scrapped or returned to depots.GAO noted that: (1) Air Force policy is to repair parts in lieu of buying new ones if the cost is less than 65 percent of replacement cost; (2) otherwise, Air Force bases are...
Review of the Validity of and Controls Over the Large Volume of Unfilled Orders for Air Force Materiel
B-162152: Published: Oct 31, 1967. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1967.
GAO reviewed the validity of, and controls over, the large volume of unfilled orders for Air Force materiel.GAO noted that: (1) nine Air Force bases representing five Air Force operating commands and at four supply depots of the Air Force Logistics Command indicated that the supply effectiveness of the Air Force could be improved and the volume of unfilled orders (back orders) could be significant...
Findings Resulting From Initial Review of the Ballistic Missile Programs of the Department of the Air Force
B-133042: Published: Dec 27, 1960. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1960.
The General Accounting Office has performed a review of the administrative management of the THOR ballistic missile program of the Air Force and, to a lesser extent, of its ATLAS and TITAN programs. This review was made pursuant to the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921 (31 U.S.C. 531), the Accounting and Auditing Act of- 1950 (31 U.S.C. 67), and the authority of the Comptroller General to examine co...