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Defense Acquisitions: Historical Analyses of Navy Ship Leases
NSIAD-99-125: Published: Jun 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided a historical analysis of the Navy's decisions to lease Sealift tankers, Maritime Prepositioning Ships, T-5 replacement tankers, and Chouest specialized support vessels, focusing on: (1) the basis and support for the Navy's lease decisions; (2) past concerns regarding those decisions; and (3) legislative and regulatory changes that affect current an...
Public-Private Competitions: Reasonable Processes Used for San Antonio Engine Depot Maintenance Award
NSIAD-99-155: Published: May 27, 1999. Publicly Released: May 27, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Air Force's selection of a source of repair for depot maintenance work at the closing San Antonio Air Logistics Center, focusing on whether: (1) the Air Force's procedures for conducting the San Antonio competition provided a substantially equal opportunity for the public and private offerors to compete for the work without regard to performa...
Defense Acquisition: Historical Insights Into Navy Ship Leasing
T-NSIAD-99-141: Published: Apr 21, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Navy's decisions in the early 1970s and early 1980s to lease Sealift Tankers, Maritime Prepositioning Ships, and T-5 replacement tankers, and more recently, Chouest specialized support vessels, focusing on the: (1) basis and support for the Navy's decisions to lease rather than purchase these vessels; (2) concerns that surrounded the decisions...
Force Structure: A-76 Not Applicable to Air Force 38th Engineering Installation Wing Plan
NSIAD-99-73: Published: Feb 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on whether the Air Force complied with relevant policy and congressional notification requirements in reaching a decision to deactivate the 38th Engineering Installation Wing (EIW) at Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma, focusing on: (1) the scope of the Air Force's planned action; (2) whether it is subject to the requirements of Of...
Army Medium Trucks: Acquisition Plans Need Safeguards
NSIAD-99-28: Published: Nov 19, 1998. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) program.GAO noted that: (1) the Army's plan for implementing its follow-on production contracts needs to ensure that the government receives trucks that meet FMTV program quality standards; (2) the current contract allowed the contractor to produce trucks during testing even though the trucks wer...
Military Bases: Review of DOD's 1998 Report on Base Realignment and Closure
NSIAD-99-17: Published: Nov 13, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) report on the costs and savings attributable to the rounds of base realignments and closures (BRAC), focusing on: (1) the costs and savings of prior BRAC rounds and estimated costs and savings of future BRAC rounds; (2) the impact of prior BRAC rounds on military capabilities, excess capacity, base reuse and econ...
Navy Infrastructure: Site Selection Process for the Northeast Regional Command Contained Weaknesses
NSIAD-98-230: Published: Sep 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Navy's site selection process for its northeast regional command; (2) the extent to which the Navy fully evaluated the costs and implications of establishing a new command at the Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Earle, New Jersey, versus the Naval Submarine Base (NSB) New London, Connecticut or the Naval Undersea Warfare Center located at Newpo...
Military Housing: Privatization Off to a Slow Start and Continued Management Attention Needed
NSIAD-98-178: Published: Jul 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1998.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Military Housing Privatization Initiative, focusing on DOD's efforts to: (1) measure progress to date; (2) assess issues associated with privatizing military housing; and (3) determine whether the new initiative is being integrated with other elements of DOD's housing programs.GAO noted that: (1) DOD considers privatization to be a powerful new tool t...
Military Base Closure: Questions Relating to Relocating Two Navy Activities to North Island, California
NSIAD-98-90: Published: Apr 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's planned relocation and consolidation of the Naval Air Technical Services Facility and the headquarters of the Naval Aviation Engineering Service Unit, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the Naval Air Station at North Island, California, focusing on the: (1) current plan's compliance with the Base Closure and Realignment Commission...
Public-Private Competitions: DOD's Additional Support for Combining Depot Workloads Contains Weaknesses
NSIAD-98-143: Published: Apr 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) supporting rationale for combining certain depot-level maintenance and repair workloads.GAO noted that: (1) the Air Force's support for DOD's determinations that it is more logical and economical to combine the workloads being competed at the closing depots is based on a wide variety of information accumulated duri...