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[Comments on Army Bayonet Procurement]
B-223527: Published: Aug 27, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 27, 1986.
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DOD Acquisition: Case Study of the Army Light Helicopter Program
NSIAD-86-45S-1: Published: Aug 25, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1986.
GAO provided a supplement to its report on the defense acquisition work force. GAO examined the role of the program manager and contracting officer in developing the Army Light Helicopter Family (LHX) program's strategy.GAO found that: (1) the first project manager played a lead role in developing baseline acquisition strategy; (2) the current project manager was a leader in modifying the LHX acqu...
DOD Acquisition: Case Study of the Army Sense and Destroy Armor Projectile Program
NSIAD-86-45S-4: Published: Aug 25, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1986.
GAO provided a supplement to its report on the defense acquisition work force. GAO discussed the role of the program manager and contracting officer in developing the Army's Sense and Destroy Armor (SADARM) Projectile program's acquisition strategy.GAO found that: (1) after formulating the acquisition strategy, the Army appointed a second program manager and contracting officer who revised the str...
DOD Acquisition: Case Study of the Army Guided Anti-Armor Mortar Projectile Program
NSIAD-86-45S-3: Published: Jul 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1986.
GAO provided a supplement to its report on the defense acquisition work force. GAO discussed the role of the program manager and contracting officer in developing the Army Guided Anti-Armor Mortar Projectile program's acquisition strategy.GAO found that: (1) while the Department of Defense (DOD) gave the program manager responsibility for formulating acquisition strategy, it did not assign a progr...
Pistol Procurement: Allegations on Army Selection of Beretta 9-mm. as DOD Standard Sidearm
NSIAD-86-122: Published: Jun 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an Army contract award for 9-mm pistols to a subsidiary of an Italian firm to determine whether: (1) U.S. firms had a chance to compete for the award; (2) the Army conducted covert testing to ensure the outcome of the procurement; (3) the Army gave the awardee a competitor's bid; and (4) a secret agreement between the United States and Italian gove...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to M1 Tank and Bradley Fighting Vehicle Budgets
NSIAD-86-136BR: Published: Jun 11, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the basis and justification for the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1987 budget requests for M1 tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles.GAO identified potential reductions in the Army's FY 1987 budget request for the M1 tank and the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and in its FY 1986 funds for this equipment. In the budget requests, potential reductions amounted to...
Army Procurement of Beretta's 9mm Semiautomatic Pistol as the Standard Military Sidearm
130045: Jun 5, 1986
GAO discussed the Army's procurement of a standard 9-mm handgun. GAO attributed the Army's problems in selecting a 9-mm handgun to: (1) conflicting Air Force and Army goals and contradictory congressional guidance; and (2) overly restrictive product specifications. GAO also noted that: (1) while the Army did not display bias toward the eventual awardee, it did unfairly eliminate one firm from comp...
Tactical Computers: Army's Maneuver Control System Procurement and Distribution Plan
IMTEC-86-21FS: Published: May 23, 1986. Publicly Released: May 23, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Army's computer equipment procurement and distribution plan for the Maneuver Control System to determine whether it complied with congressional guidelines to meet the system's requirements.GAO found that the Army plan: (1) deletes its previous plans to acquire militarized Tactical Computer Systems and does not provide computer...
Fire Support System: Army's Plans To Improve Its Fire Support Capabilities
NSIAD-86-115BR: Published: May 5, 1986. Publicly Released: May 5, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Army's plan to provide interim automated fire support capabilities for its light and heavy divisions.GAO found that, in the early 1980's, the Army provided most heavy divisions and one light division with an automated artillery fire command and control (C2) system. The Army began development of a new system with improved mobility and capabi...
Army Budget: Selected Analyses of M1 Tank Budgets for Fiscal Years 1980-1985
NSIAD-86-75FS: Published: Feb 25, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's budget for the M1 tank program for fiscal years 1980 through 1985.GAO summarized: (1) the budgeted quantities and dollars for each fiscal year as they appeared in the President's budget request; (2) what Congress appropriated; (3) obligated and unobligated funds; and (4) the budget line increases and decreases that have occurred since th...