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Navy A-12: Cost and Requirements
NSIAD-91-98: Published: Dec 31, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's projected requirements and cost estimates for the A-12 aircraft program.GAO found that: (1) the Navy's projected requirements and cost estimates for A-12 aircraft changed considerably between December 1989 and April 1990; (2) the Navy's decision to lower the number of aircraft carriers reduced A-12 total cost, but increased the projected...
Army Weapons: Status of the Sense and Destroy Armor System
NSIAD-91-44BR: Published: Dec 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the Army's Sense and Destroy Armor (SADARM) program, focusing on: (1) Army compliance with congressional directives; (2) the current program schedule; (3) the Army's estimate of the program's total cost; (4) SADARM technical development and test results; and (5) SADARM ability to meet a counterfire mission requirement.GAO found that t...
Strategic Missiles: Uncertainties Persist in the Advanced Cruise Missile Program
NSIAD-91-35: Published: Nov 16, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Advanced Cruise Missile (ACM) program.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force proposed to reduce ACM procurement from 1,461 to 1,000 missiles, due to budgetary constraints, but the Department of Defense (DOD) favored maintaining ACM procurement at 1,461 to provide additional operational flexibility; (2) several force structure issues remained unanswe...
Navy Fielded Systems: Operating and Support Costs Not Tracked
NSIAD-90-246: Published: Sep 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined: (1) the reliability of the Navy's operating and support (O&S) cost expenditure data for two aircraft weapon systems; and (2) how the O&S data related to the Navy's budget request.GAO found that: (1) Navy O&S data for the two weapon systems did not provide a sufficiently reliable indication of actual costs expended to operate and support them; (2)...
Defense Budget: Potential Reductions to Air Force and Navy Missile and Other Budgets
NSIAD-90-272BR: Published: Sep 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1991 procurement budget request and past appropriations for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) and three other advanced weapons systems to identify potential budget reductions; and (2) Navy's FY 1991 missile procurement budget request for AMRAAM.GAO found that the: (1) Air Force and the Navy...
Navy Maintenance: Improvements Needed in the Aircraft Engine Repair Program
NSIAD-90-193BR: Published: Jun 18, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's aircraft engine repair program to determine whether: (1) charges for engine repairs were supportable and reasonable; and (2) opportunities existed for reducing labor and materiel costs.GAO found that: (1) in 1989, naval aviation depots performed depot-level maintenance on over 2,200 engines, and generated revenues of about $243 million;...
Tactical Intelligence: Army's Mohawk Surveillance Radar Program Restructure
NSIAD-90-156: Published: May 11, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Army Mohawk surveillance system's cost, phase-out schedule, and planned upgrade and alternatives; and (2) status of other moving target surveillance systems.GAO found that in 1986, the Army initiated two programs to sustain Mohawk operations through the year 2005, consisting of: (1) an upgrade program, at an estimated cost of $224.4 millio...
Military Preparedness: Army's Civilian Marksmanship Program Is of Limited Value
NSIAD-90-171: Published: May 23, 1990. Publicly Released: May 23, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), focusing on its mission, purpose, usefulness, and cost.GAO found that: (1) Congress established CMP to train U.S. citizens in rifle skills for later induction into the military; (2) the Army spent about $4.3 million on the program in fiscal year 1989, and the annual CMP budget for fiscal years 1990 th...
Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Basis for Reductions in Estimated Cost of Phase I
NSIAD-90-173: Published: May 9, 1990. Publicly Released: May 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) reasons for reducing its cost estimate for the Phase 1 Strategic Defense System, and the credibility of its October 1988 estimate of $69.1 billion.GAO found that: (1) SDIO appropriately prepared the October 1988 cost estimate, but made errors that understated the cost by $2.1 billion; (2) SDIO...
Lease Refinancing: Progress in Reducing Army's Equipment Leasing Costs
AFMD-90-67BR: Published: Mar 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Army's progress in implementing its lease refinancing program, aimed at reducing its equipment leasing costs; and (2) the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to expand the program throughout other military activities.GAO found that: (1) between 1985 and 1988, DOD equipment leasing declined; (2) the Army found that its program covered a s...