National security (41 - 50 of 167 items)
National Security Analysis Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-1(2): Published: Apr 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in its National Security Analysis issue area as of April 6, 1996...
Army Aviation Testing: Need to Reassess Consolidation Plan
NSIAD-96-87: Published: Mar 15, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Secretary of the Army's tentative decision to move aviation testing activities now at Edwards Air Force Base, California, to Fort Rucker, Alabama, and retain Yuma Proving Ground.GAO found that: (1) the Army failed to fully account for savings from consolidating its aviation testing activities; (2) consolidation at Fort Rucker and Yuma Proving G...
C-17 Aircraft: Comments on Air Force Request for Approval of Multiyear Procurement Authority
T-NSIAD-96-137: Published: Mar 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1996.
GAO discussed the Air Force's proposed multiyear procurement of the C-17 aircraft. GAO noted that: (1) the Air Force's estimate that the multiyear procurement could save about $896 million is overstated; (2) the Air Force could save about $300 million without entering into the multiyear agreement and a portion of this savings could be invested in cost-reduction initiatives; (3) savings from the C-...
Navy Mine Warfare: Budget Realignment Can Help Improve Countermine Capabilities
NSIAD-96-104: Published: Mar 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's efforts to improve its ability to conduct effective sea mine countermeasures (MCM) in two simultaneous major regional conflicts, focusing on the: (1) status of the Navy's research and development projects; (2) readiness of the Navy's present MCM equipment; and (3) match between the Navy's planned and on-hand MCM equipment and its MCM req...
Depot Maintenance: Opportunities to Privatize Repair of Military Engines
NSIAD-96-33: Published: Mar 5, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1996.
GAO examined the Department of Defense's (DOD) depot maintenance program, focusing on whether the: (1) DOD depots should retain their engine repair capabilities; (2) opportunities exist to privatize additional engine repair workloads; and (3) excess capacity within the DOD depot system adversely affects privatization decisions.GAO found that: (1) DOD maintains its engine repair capability in the p...
Reserve Officers' Training Corps: Questions Related to Organizational Restructuring
NSIAD-96-56: Published: Feb 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the proposed closing of Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) regional headquarters at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and the impact of ROTC restructuring at Fort Lewis, Washington, and Fort Bragg, North Carolina.GAO found that: (1) because of questions relating to readiness, housing, and costs, the proposal to close the ROTC regional headquarters at Fort Kn...
Army Inventory: Budget Requests for Spare and Repair Parts Are Not Reliable
NSIAD-96-3: Published: Jan 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1996.
GAO reviewed the: (1) accuracy of the databases used to determine Army spare and repair parts requirements and inventory levels for Defense Business Operations Fund budget requests; and (2) actions taken to correct data problems that could affect the reliability of these budget estimates.GAO found that: (1) the Army's 1994 budget report contained numerous inventory data inaccuracies which led to e...
Defense Acquisitions Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-3(1): Published: Jan 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1996.
GAO presented its active assignments in the Defense Acquisition issue area as of January 2, 1996...
Defense Management Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-4(1): Published: Jan 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Defense Management issue area as of January 2, 1996...
Military Operations and Capabilities Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-2(1): Published: Jan 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Military Operations and Capabilities issue area as of January 2, 1996...