Aircraft acquisition program (61 - 70 of 94 items)
Depot Maintenance: Issues in Management and Restructuring to Support a Downsized Military
T-NSIAD-92-23: Published: Mar 26, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1992.
GAO discussed depot maintenance activities and the role of the depot management system in the future restructured and downsized military departments. GAO noted that: (1) in response to a Department of Defense initiative, the Air Force developed a business plan and strategy to reduce depot maintenance costs by $1.1 billion by fiscal year 1995; (2) the Air Force plans to achieve most savings in its...
Longbow Apache Helicopter: Key Factors Used to Measure Progress in Development Need to Be Changed
NSIAD-92-43: Published: Nov 21, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 26, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's acquisition plan for the Longbow Apache modernization program, focusing on whether the: (1) plan is designed to identify and correct potential problems before entering full-rate production; and (2) requirements used to evaluate the Longbow Apache will effectively measure its key performance capabilities.GAO found that: (1) as presently p...
Naval Aviation: Changes in Naval Aviation Budgets Since A-12 Termination
NSIAD-92-46: Published: Dec 19, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Navy A-12 aircraft program, focusing on: (1) appropriations; and (2) planned expenditures due to termination.GAO found that: (1) about $3.7 billion of the $6.8 billion appropriated for the A-12 program remained unexpended when the Navy terminated the program; (2) the Navy proposed reprogramming $137.5 million of the...
1992 Air Force Budget: Potential Reductions to Aircraft Procurement Programs
NSIAD-91-285BR: Published: Sep 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1992 aircraft procurement budget request and its prior-year appropriations for common aircraft support equipment and for aircraft programs and modifications, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the FY 1992 budget request; and (2) rescissions to prior-year appropriations.GAO: (1) identified $352 million in poten...
1992 Navy Budget: Potential Reduction in Aircraft Procurement Program
NSIAD-91-324BR: Published: Sep 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's amended fiscal year (FY) 1992 aircraft procurement budget request and prior appropriations, for the A-12 Avenger, F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet, V-22 Osprey, and A-6 Intruder programs, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the FY 1992 budget request; and (2) rescissions of prior year appropriations.GAO: (1) identified $893.5 million in u...
Tactical Aircraft: Issues Concerning the Navy's Maritime Patrol Aircraft
NSIAD-91-229: Published: Sep 4, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1991.
GAO provided updated information on the Navy's maritime patrol aircraft program, focusing on: (1) the current maritime patrol fleet and its remaining service life; and (2) Navy efforts to meet maritime patrol requirements.GAO found that: (1) the Navy has pursued several alternatives, including the canceled P-7A development program, to address expected patrol aircraft requirements; (2) currently, t...
Information on the A-12 Default Termination
T-NSIAD-91-15: Published: Apr 11, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1991.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) termination of the Navy's A-12 aircraft program. GAO noted that: (1) total A-12 program appropriations totalled approximately $6.7 billion; (2) at termination, DOD had spent approximately $3 billion on the program; (3) the Navy demanded that the contractors return $1.35 billion, which represented Navy progress payments for uncompleted work at the tim...
Naval Aviation: Status of V-22 Osprey Full-Scale Development
T-NSIAD-91-19: Published: Apr 11, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1991.
GAO discussed the status of the Navy's development of the V-22 Osprey aircraft. GAO noted that: (1) since October 1990, the Navy made progress in correcting engineering and testing problems, but the project still remained a high production risk; (2) Navy assessments in February and March 1991 indicated continued developmental concerns with such areas as vibration, the flight control system, avioni...
Military Bases: Processes Used for 1990 Base Closure and Realignment Proposals
NSIAD-91-177: Published: Mar 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Department of Defense's (DOD) base closure and realignment proposals, focusing on: (1) how DOD selected bases as candidates for closure or realignment; (2) whether the military services developed realistic cost and savings estimates for closing or realigning bases; and (3) the Air Force's process for selecting Eaker Air Force Base (AFB), Arkan...
Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Aircraft Procurement Budget
NSIAD-91-65: Published: Jan 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's fiscal year (FY) 1991 aircraft procurement budget request and appropriations for the preceding 2 years to identify potential budget reductions and rescissions, including amounts that the Navy did not use for their appropriated purposes.GAO found that: (1) potential reductions and rescissions to the Navy's FY 1991 aircraft procurement bud...