U.S. Army (51 - 60 of 346 items)
Strategic Mobility: Serious Problems Remain in U.S. Deployment Capabilities
T-NSIAD-94-165: Published: Apr 26, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1994.
GAO discussed strategic mobility issues, focusing on the Department of Defense's (DOD) stated mobility requirements and mobility capabilities issues that have not been resolved. GAO noted that: (1) DOD has defined extensive strategic mobility requirements that are sensitive to the assumptions DOD used in studying the issue; (2) key assumptions about sealift capabilities were overly pessimistic, an...
Army Acquisition: Problems With the Sense and Destroy Armor Munition
NSIAD-94-59: Published: Nov 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Army's Sense and Destroy Armor (SADARM) program to determine: (1) whether the SADARM projectile will be ready for low-rate initial production in fiscal year 1994; (2) the Army's current schedule and cost projections for SADARM; (3) whether the Army has fully justified its need for SADARM; and (4) whether other weapon systems exist that could satisfy the Army's mission.GAO found th...
Army Reserve Officer Education
NSIAD-93-197R: Published: May 18, 1993. Publicly Released: May 18, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the Department of the Army's reserve officers' professional military education system. GAO noted that: (1) professional military education requirements for reserve officers are the same as active officer educational requirements, but reserve officers have less time available for formal military education; (2) active military officer education i...
Military Bases: Army's Planned Consolidation of Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
NSIAD-93-150: Published: Apr 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Army's laboratory consolidations, focusing on the: (1) cost of military construction; and (2) number of civilian personnel positions the Army has planned to eliminate.GAO found that: (1) the Army has planned to consolidate over 40 laboratory functions into several streamlined organizations; (2) the Army Research Laboratory is t...
Army Force Structure: Attention Needed to Ensure an Ample Supply of Ready Support Forces
T-NSIAD-93-1: Published: Apr 20, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1993.
GAO discussed the Army National Guard's and Army Reserve's combat service support forces, focusing on: (1) the need to maintain reserve support forces; (2) combat support forces' readiness problems resulting from equipment policy difficulties during the Gulf war; and (3) Army options that could strengthen its support forces during current defense downsizing and restructuring. GAO noted that: (1) t...
Alleged Materiel Disposal
NSIAD-93-139R: Published: Mar 11, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations that serviceable equipment and supplies provided for use in Operation Desert Shield were improperly disposed of in Saudi Arabia. GAO noted that: (1) seven soldiers reported seeing serviceable equipment and supplies burned and buried in Saudi Arabia, but other personnel were not aware of any instances; (2) Army documents showed no eviden...
Tactical Missile Consolidation
NSIAD-93-156R: Published: Mar 11, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided the results of its review of the Department of Defense's (DOD) plan for depot-level tactical missile maintenance consolidation, focusing on the plans': (1) cost-effectiveness; (2) effects on missile readiness; and (3) impact on the environment. GAO found that: (1) DOD has delayed plans for tactical missile maintenance consolidation indefinitely due...
Eligibility for Military Awards
NSIAD-93-121R: Published: Feb 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO inquired into combat award actions initiated on behalf of a former Army member who fought in the Vietnam War battle of Hamburger Hill, focusing on his eligibility for the Medal of Honor and additional awards. GAO noted that: (1) the member was never recommended for the Medal of Honor for his actions on May 18, 1969; (2) there was no evidence of processing e...
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...
AFMD-93-28R: Published: Dec 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Army's financial management operations and fiscal year 1991 financial statements, focusing on the legal implications of unsupported year-end adjustments by the U.S. Army's Aviation and Troop Command. GAO noted that the Aviation Command: (1) made unsupported adjustments to its disbursement records which eliminated negative balances in seven fund subdivisions and concealed recorded...