U.S. Air Force (81 - 90 of 129 items)
Cost To Maintain Idle Capacity at Air Force Plant Number 4
089600: May 11, 1976
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Evaluation of the Unit Cost Exception Reports on the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile
MASAD-83-29: Published: Jun 6, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1983.
GAO reviewed four unit cost exception reports submitted by the Secretaries of the Navy and Air Force explaining increases in the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) joint program.GAO found that, although the reports generally provided the required unit cost information, they did not present a complete picture of a joint Department of Defense (DOD) program. Each service based its program esti...
Progress Made by the Navy in Improving Physical Inventory Controls and the Magnitude, Causes and Impact of Physical Inventory Adjustments in the Army, Air Force and Defense Logistics Agency
121204: Apr 27, 1983
GAO presented information related to monitoring the Navy's progress in improving physical inventory controls over supply in improving system inventories. Pursuant to a congressional request, it also investigated the causes and impact of physical inventory adjustments in other service branches and evaluated the adequacy of Department of Defense (DOD) policies and procedures to improve physical inve...
Status of the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
AFMD-83-58: Published: Mar 16, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV base-level computer replacement program to determine what corrective actions should be taken to remedy its serious deficiencies. The program is designed to provide various computer support functions and to assist in the transition of computer software.GAO provided an interim report to review the acquisition program ratio...
Cost Information Presented to Congress on the C-5B Aircraft Program
MASAD-83-5: Published: Dec 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1983.
GAO was asked to determine whether the C-5B cost data provided by the Air Force to Congress during the fiscal year 1983 authorization process were the most current available.In the view of GAO, a revised cost estimate for the C-5B program could have been prepared and reported to Congress. However, GAO found no evidence that the Air Force or the Office of the Secretary of Defense consciously withhe...
Evaluation of Air Force Academy Award for Lock Boxes
PLRD-83-28: Published: Jan 3, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 3, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force Academy's formally advertised procurement of 1,500 lock boxes. Concern was expressed relating to a complaint by a constituent, one of the bidders, that: (1) he did not receive the contract even though he offered the lowest price; (2) the time allowed for delivery was substantially reduced because the contract was not awarded on the...
Evaluation of MAVERICK Missile System Unit Cost Report Submitted Under Public Law 97-86, Section 917
MASAD-83-7: Published: Dec 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1982.
GAO was asked to examine unit cost reports submitted by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to P.L. 97-86. Accordingly, the most recent report on the Air Force AGM-65D imaging infrared Maverick missile program was reviewed.GAO found that the unit cost report in question appeared complete from the standpoint of including all costs comprising the program cost estimate. However, the description of cost...
Survey of Procurement System Operated at Scott Air Force Base
120211: Jun 1, 1979
Local procurement by the 375th Aeromedical Airlift Wing at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois totaled $58.2 million in fiscal year 1978. Of that amount, approximately 69 percent was awarded noncompetitively. The base was included in an evaluation survey of base level procurement activities and controls.Work requirements on a $213,000 renovation contract did not clearly define the scope of work to be a...
The Air Force Has Not Compared Costs of Alternative Ways To Replace CT-39 Aircraft
PLRD-83-18: Published: Nov 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO attempted to verify: (1) the projected cost savings associated with the lease of replacements for CT-39 aircraft, (2) the cost to phase out the existing CT-39 fleet, and (3) the personnel savings from converting to contract maintenance. Further, GAO commented on the prudence of leasing replacement aircraft in lieu of purchase.GAO found that the Air Force ha...
Lack of Full Disclosure of EF-111A Program Cost
PSAD-80-16: Published: Dec 4, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1982.
The Air Force is converting 42 F-111A aircraft into EF-111A tactical jamming systems, requiring the purchase of one modification kit for each aircraft. The Air Force planned to buy these kits over a 4-year period, starting with a contract for six kits in fiscal year (FY) 1979. Based on its budget request to buy one kit during FY 1980, the Air Force estimated a total program cost of $990.4 million...