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Defense Aircraft Investments: Major Program Commitments Based on Optimistic Budget Projections
T-NSIAD-97-103: Published: Mar 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1997.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) aircraft modernization plans.GAO noted that: (1) as the nation proceeds into the 21st century with the prospect of a flat budget, GAO believes that action needs to be taken to address DOD's problematic aircraft investment strategy; (2) action needs to be taken now because, if major commitments are made to procure the planned aircraft programs, such a...
Military Bases: Mission Transfers Affecting Ellsworth Air Force Base
NSIAD-97-58: Published: Feb 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs and benefits of several B-1B aircraft mission transfers affecting the Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB) in South Dakota, focusing on the: (1) extent to which the Air Force analyzed the costs and benefits of the proposed jet engine intermediate maintenance consolidation at Dyess AFB, Texas; (2) costs and benefits of transferring the Route Int...
Military Attrition: DOD Could Save Millions by Better Screening Enlisted Personnel
NSIAD-97-39: Published: Jan 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the attrition rates of first term, active-duty military personnel who are separated within the first 6 months of their enlistments, focusing on: (1) how much the services could save by achieving their goals for reducing 6-month attrition; (2) the adequacy of the data that the Department of Defense (DOD) uses to allow it to establish realistic goals...
National Security Analysis Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-1(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the National Security Analysis issue area as of January 2, 1997...
Air Force Depot Maintenance: Privatization-in-Place Plans Are Costly While Excess Capacity Exists
NSIAD-97-13: Published: Dec 31, 1996. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's plans to privatize-in-place depot maintenance workloads at the Sacramento and San Antonio air logistics centers, focusing on: (1) the impact on excess depot capacity and operating costs at the remaining defense depots; (2) the cost-effectiveness of planned privatization initiatives, including the impact of delaying base closures unt...
Aviation Requirements: DOD Should Reassess the Marine Corps' Helicopter Modernization Decision
NSIAD-97-1: Published: Oct 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to reduce the number of helicopters in its inventories, focusing on: (1) whether the services were taking advantages of opportunities to increase commonality of helicopters within DOD; and (2) the Marine Corps' plans to modernize its fleet of UH-1 or Huey helicopters.GAO found that: (1) in deciding to modernize its fleet of utility helicopters...
Army Depot Maintenance: Privatization Without Further Downsizing Increases Costly Excess Capacity
NSIAD-96-201: Published: Sep 18, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's plans to reallocate depot maintenance workloads from depots recommended for closure or realignment by the Defense Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission, focusing on the: (1) impact on excess depot capacity and operating costs at the remaining defense depots; (2) cost-effectiveness of planned privatization options; and (3) Army's...
Navy Depot Maintenance: Cost and Savings Issues Related to Privatizing-in-Place at the Louisville, Kentucky, Depot
NSIAD-96-202: Published: Sep 18, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans to privatize-in-place the Navy's Louisville, Kentucky, depot maintenance workload, focusing on the: (1) impact on excess depot capacity and operating costs at remaining industrial facilities; (2) cost-effectiveness of this planned privatization-in-place option; and (3) statutory requirements affecting transfe...
Navy Aviation: F/A-18E/F will Provide Marginal Operational Improvement at High Cost
NSIAD-96-98: Published: Jun 18, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Navy's plan to procure with F/A-18E/F aircraft, focusing on: (1) whether operational deficiencies in the F/A-18C/D cited by the Navy to justify the need for the F/A-18E/F have materialized and, if they have, the extent to which the F/A-18E/F would correct them; (2) whether the F/A-18E/F will provide an appreciable increase in operational capability over the F/A-18C/D; and (3) the...
Defense Depot Maintenance: DOD's Policy Report Leaves Future Role of Depot System Uncertain
NSIAD-96-165: Published: May 21, 1996. Publicly Released: May 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) policy regarding depot-level maintenance and repair, focusing on the: (1) future role of defense depots; and (2) inconsistency of DOD policy with current statutes and congressional directives.GAO found that: (1) the DOD depot maintenance policy calls for a greater mix of public and private-sector maintenance capa...