National security (31 - 40 of 129 items)
Cost of Products Sold to DOD
NSIAD-94-90R: Published: Jan 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) differences in the costs of products sold to the Department of Defense (DOD) and other federal agencies compared to the costs for similar products sold to commercial customers; and (2) extent that federal procurement laws and regulations contribute to cost differences between the federal government and commercial consumers. GAO found that:...
Defense Inventory: Changes in DOD's Inventory Reporting, 1989-1992
NSIAD-94-112: Published: Feb 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed changes in the Department of Defense's (DOD) secondary item inventory since fiscal year (FY) 1989, focusing on the: (1) total value of the inventory; (2) value of potential excess stock; (3) impact of inventory revaluations; and (4) annual funding levels for secondary item inventory acquisitions.GAO found that: (1) the nominal value of DOD secondar...
C-17 Takeoff and Landing Distances
NSIAD-93-288R: Published: Sep 7, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the C-17 aircraft's takeoff and landing distances. GAO found that the: (1) Air Force has not determined the aircraft's takeoff and landing distances under normal operating conditions; (2) aircraft's flight manual safety supplement specifies longer takeoff and landing distances than the contractor's predicted capabilities estimates or...
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...
1994 Defense Budget: Potential Reductions, Rescissions, and Restrictions to Procurement Programs
NSIAD-93-303BR: Published: Sep 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1994 budget request and prior years' appropriations for selected procurement programs, focusing on: (1) potential reductions to the DOD FY 1994 budget request; (2) rescissions to prior FY appropriations; and (3) congressional restrictions on DOD obligational authority for selected FY 1994 procurement programs.GAO found that: (1) DOD F...
Operation Desert Storm: DOD's Funding Actions Relating to Leftover Inventories
NSIAD-93-143FS: Published: Apr 26, 1993. Publicly Released: May 27, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the services' residual or excess secondary inventory items resulting from Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, focusing on the: (1) methodology used to determine the value of the individual services' residual inventories; (2) value of the services' residual inventory; and (3) status of proposed funding adjustments relating to t...
Military Airlift: Status of the C-17 Development Program
T-NSIAD-93-8: Published: Mar 18, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1993.
GAO discussed the status of the C-17 aircraft program. GAO noted that: (1) the Air Force and the contractor's cost and schedule estimates have been unduly optimistic; (2) in April 1992, the contractor's productivity had improved with each successive aircraft, but the rate of improvement did not increase; (3) the contractor will deliver 7 aircraft 3 to 6 months behind schedule; (4) the amount of fu...
Air Logistics Center Indicators
NSIAD-93-146R: Published: Feb 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed work-load, productivity, quality, capacity, and financial indicators at the Air Force's Air Logistics Centers (ALC). GAO noted that: (1) comparisons of performance indicators are of limited value because ALC have different missions, work loads, and facilities; (2) universally accepted standardized procedures for comparable and reliable cost account...
B-2 Bomber: Status of Compliance With the 1992 and 1993 Defense Authorization Act
NSIAD-93-46: Published: Dec 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 1992.
GAO reviewed the B-2 program, focusing on the: (1) Department of Defense's (DOD) progress in demonstrating specific B-2 performance characteristics; and (2) status of the continuing long lead production effort on five B-2 aircraft DOD intends to procure.GAO found that: (1) the flight test program is behind the schedule the Air Force planned in 1989; (2) the latest Air Force schedule, approved in 1...
Seawolf Contract Terminations
NSIAD-93-41R: Published: Nov 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided details of the Navy's plans to use legislative funds to preserve the nuclear-powered submarine industrial base. GAO noted that: (1) congressional conferees made $540.2 million available to help preserve the industrial base for submarine construction; (2) the Navy plans to use these funds to partially fund SSN-21 and SSN-22 cost growth and to purcha...