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Air Force Training: Delaying Pilot Training Could Avert Unnecessary Costs
NSIAD-94-38: Published: Nov 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1993.
GAO examined whether the Air Force is reducing the number of pilots in its force structure in the most cost-effective manner.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force is training more pilots than it needs for current cockpit assignments; (2) about one-half of the graduating pilots are temporarily assigned to nonflying positions for up to 3 years while waiting for advanced training; (3) the Air Force is in...
Defense Management Review
NSIAD-94-17R: Published: Oct 7, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) status of the Defense Management Review (DMR) program's budgetary savings; and (2) impact of DMR budgetary reductions. GAO found that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) has saved about $8.6 billion as a result of implementing DMR initiatives and recurring savings from these initiatives will total $24 billion for fiscal yea...
Army Acquisition: Medium Truck Program Is Not Practical and Needs Reassessment
NSIAD-93-232: Published: Aug 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's family of medium tactical vehicles (FMTV) acquisition program, focusing on: (1) the feasibility of meeting program and fleet management goals under the Army's 30-year acquisition strategy; (2) the Army's consideration of other medium truck alternatives; and (3) possible cost-effective alternatives.GAO found that: (1) the Army will have d...
Defense Inventory: More Accurate Reporting Categories Are Needed
NSIAD-93-31: Published: Aug 12, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) on-hand approved acquisition objective inventory, focusing on whether its Supply System Inventory Report adequately disclosed the amount of: (1) secondary inventory needed to ensure uninterrupted supply; and (2) excess inventory.GAO found that: (1) of the $53.5 billion in the DOD acquisition objective inventory, on...
Army Acquisition: More Testing Needed to Solve Heavy Equipment Transporter System Problems
NSIAD-93-228: Published: Jul 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's acquisition of a new Heavy Equipment Transporter System (HETS), focusing on whether the: (1) Army adequately justified the expanded HETS mission and increased HETS quantity requirement; (2) new HETS has demonstrated a capability to meet its mission requirements; and (3) Army's HETS acquisition complied with the Department of Defense's (D...
Military Bases: Letters and Requests Received on Proposed Closures and Realignments
NSIAD-93-173S: Published: May 25, 1993. Publicly Released: May 25, 1993.
GAO provided a supplement including copies of letters from Congress, local government officials, and private citizens to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission concerning military base closures.GAO noted that the letters and materials: (1) provided useful leads and supported issues that it was actively pursuing; and (2) may be helpful to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commis...
Military Bases: Analysis of DOD's Recommendations and Selection Process for Closures and Realignments
NSIAD-93-173: Published: Apr 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reported on the Secretary of Defense's recommendations and selection process to close and realign 165 military bases.GAO found that: (1) the Secretary of Defense based the recommendations on the Department of Defense's (DOD) selection criteria and a 6-year force structure plan; (2) DOD believed that the recommendations would result in a total net savings...
Mine Warfare: Consolidation at Ingleside Has Not Been Justified
NSIAD-93-147: Published: Feb 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated the Navy's plans to consolidate its mine warfare forces at Ingleside, Texas, focusing on the Navy's justifications for consolidating forces.GAO found that: (1) the consolidation of mine warfare forces at Ingleside was substantially more costly than consolidation of alternative sites; (2) the Navy made cost adjustments to its study on alternative...
Military Bases: Army Revised Cost Estimates for the Rock Island and Other Realignments to Redstone
NSIAD-93-59FS: Published: Nov 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's cost estimates to move portions of the Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, to Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.GAO found that: (1) construction estimates for the realignments to Redstone have changed from $55.2 million, estimated in July 1991, to $41.6 million, estimated in October 1992; (2) construction costs estimates differed because of the numbe...
Air Force Requirements: Cost of Buying Aircraft Consumable Items Can Be Reduced by Millions
NSIAD-93-38: Published: Nov 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's system for computing requirements for aircraft consumable items, focusing on: (1) actions that the Air Force took to implement previous GAO recommendations to change its requirements computation system; and (2) the potential procurement savings that the Air Force could achieve by making those changes.GAO found that: (1) the Air Forc...