National security (41 - 50 of 482 items)
Depot Maintenance: Air Force Waiver to 10 U.S.C. 2466
NSIAD-00-152R: Published: May 22, 2000. Publicly Released: May 22, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's 50-percent ceiling waiver for depot maintenance, focusing on the: (1) extent to which the Air Force's justification for the waiver was due to its planned use of temporary contracts to support transitioning workloads; and (2) potential for the ceiling to be exceeded in fiscal years 2000 and 2001.GAO noted that: (1) although the Air F...
Defense Acquisitions: Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement Contract Issues
NSIAD-00-177R: Published: May 12, 2000. Publicly Released: May 12, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed issues related to the Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command's decision to exercise, and then terminate, a contract option for a prelubrication system manufactured under the trademark Pre-Luber, focusing on whether the: (1) Pre-Luber offers significant savings in maintenance and repair costs in comparison to the awarded engine without the Pre-L...
Defense Acquisitions: Antiarmor Weapons Master Plan Does Not Identify Potential Excesses or Support Planned Procurements
NSIAD-00-67: Published: May 8, 2000. Publicly Released: May 8, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Antiarmor Master plan, focusing on whether it provided the data and analyses necessary to: (1) identify excess antiarmor weapons currently in the inventory or under development; and (2) support current acquisition plans.GAO noted that: (1) DOD's Antiarmor Master Plan did not identify any excess antiarmor weapons or...
Depot Maintenance: Air Force Faces Challenges in Managing to 50-50 Ceiling
T-NSIAD-00-112: Published: Mar 3, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Air Force's 50-percent ceiling waiver, focusing on the basis for the waiver and the likelihood that the Air Force will need additional waivers in the future.GAO noted that: (1) the Secretary of the Air Force acted within his legal authority to waive the 10 U.S.C. 2466 requirement that not more than 50 percent of the funds made available for de...
Defense Budget: Visibility and Accountability of O&M Fund Movements
T-NSIAD-00-98: Published: Feb 29, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 2001 budget as it relates to readiness needs, focusing on: (1) identifying the aggregated differences between the amounts Congress initially designated for the operation and maintenance (O&M) subactivities and those DOD reported as obligated for the same subactivities; (2) identifying those O&M su...
DOD Personnel: Inadequate Personnel Security Investigations Pose National Security Risks
T-NSIAD-00-65: Published: Feb 16, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Defense Security Service's (DSS) personnel security investigations, focusing on the: (1) completeness and timeliness of the agency's investigations; and (2) factors that contributed to the deficiencies GAO found.GAO noted that: (1) safeguarding sensitive national security information is one of the most important responsibilities entrusted to p...
Battlefield Automation: Army's Restructured Land Warrior Program Needs More Oversight
NSIAD-00-28: Published: Dec 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Army's implementation of the Land Warrior system, focusing on: (1) the status of the system; (2) whether the level of monitoring and oversight is sufficient based on projected Land Warrior development costs; (3) how the Army is ensuring that Land Warrior will be able to operate with other digitized battlefield systems; and (4) whether technical...
Defense Logistics: Army Should Assess Cost and Benefits of the Workload Performance System Expansion
NSIAD-00-16: Published: Nov 12, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Army's study of its master plan for implementing its Workload Performance System, focusing on the: (1) Army's progress in developing and implementing the workload performance system; and (2) extent to which the Army's April 1999 report to the House Committee on National Security addresses an overall master plan for implementing the system, in...
Defense Acquisitions: Army Purchased Truck Trailers That Cannot be Used as Planned
NSIAD-00-15: Published: Oct 27, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Army's purchase of the High Mobility Trailers, focusing on the: (1) factors leading to the substantial increase in the contract unit price of the trailers; (2) reasons the trailers cannot be used as planned and the cost to the Army for required modifications; and (3) Army's acquisition strategy and plans to procure additional tra...
Military Readiness: Full Training Benefits From Army's Combat Training Centers Are Not Being Realized
NSIAD-99-210: Published: Sep 17, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 18, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the training provided to active Army units at the National Training Center (NTC) in Fort Irwin, California, the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) in Fort Polk, Louisiana, and the Combat Maneuver Training Center in Hohenfels, Germany, focusing on: (1) whether units training at the centers are adequately prepared for the exercises; (2) whether t...