U.S. Air Force (71 - 80 of 129 items)
Review of Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center's Dekitting Policy
NSIAD-85-89: Published: Jul 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Air Force's dekitting program; (2) the justification for the program; and (3) the effect dekitting would have on government costs.GAO noted that: (1) the kit concept was adopted to overcome problems caused by parts shortages and the need to manage a multitude of small parts in a nonautomated environment; and (2) the Oklahoma City Air Logis...
Status of the U.S. Antisatellite Program
NSIAD-85-104: Published: Jun 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO obtained cost, schedule, and testing information on the U.S. antisatellite program.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force estimates that the antisatellite program will cost $4.1 billion; (2) both the initial and the full operational capability dates have slipped by 1 year, partially because of adverse congressional appropriations action; (3) program costs will p...
Review of the Air Force Practice of Contracting Through the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department To Obligate Funds Prior to End of Fiscal Year
AFMD-84-79: Published: Sep 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the legality and of the Air Force practice of using the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Department of State to enter into contracts to satisfy Air Force intelligence requirements for research studies before the end of the fiscal year.GAO found that the Air Force practice of placing orders with other agencies which, in turn, awarded con...
Evaluation of Whether the Air Force Improperly Denied Solicitation Packages to Chem-Fab Corporation
NSIAD-84-146: Published: Aug 8, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1984.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO determined whether an Air Force activity violated defense acquisition regulations and federal law by denying solicitation packages to a small business contractor.GAO found that the Air Force would ordinarily have sent solicitation packages to the firm upon request, but did not in eight instances because of staff shortages and an unusually large volume of req...
Army's Contracting of Activities at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base and the Tank-Automotive Command in Michigan
NSIAD-84-97: Published: Aug 2, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations that: (1) modifications to an Air Force maintenance contract had increased the amount of the overall contract and the cost to the government; (2) government personnel were used to perform some of the contract work; and (3) government equipment was used for contracted activities. GAO also reviewed the procedures used by the Army to mo...
GAO Examination of Air Force's Proposed Multiyear Procurement for DSCS III
NSIAD-84-54: Published: Feb 1, 1984. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Air Force's proposed multiyear procurement for the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) III to determine the stability of the program, the maturity of design, and the availability of sufficient funds to complete the program.GAO found that the satellites have experienced only minor design changes and such changes have been infrequen...
Air Force Decision To Produce Liquid Oxygen In-House at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam
NSIAD-84-33: Published: Jan 17, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the question of whether the Air Force violated procurement policies in its decision to produce liquid oxygen in-house at an Air Force Base in Guam by not notifying a supplier of the results of the cost comparison in sufficient time for the company to appeal the results.GAO found that the Air Force complied with the provisions of OMB Circular A-7...
Replacement of Air-Conditioner Filters at McClellan Air Force Base, California
B-174837: Published: Mar 23, 1972. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
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Inventory Adjustments at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center
PLRD-81-50: Published: Jul 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1983.
GAO reported on the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center's accounting and physical controls over equipment, supplies, and spare parts inventory. GAO found the controls to be generally adequate; however, it called attention to its observations concerning unexplained inventory adjustments. To bring recorded inventory balances into agreement with physical counts, the Center makes sizable adjustments wi...