U.S. Navy (41 - 50 of 118 items)
Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Weapons Procurement
NSIAD-91-22BR: Published: Jan 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's justification for its fiscal year (FY) 1991 weapons procurement budget request and prior year appropriations to identify areas for potential reductions and rescissions.GAO found that: (1) there were $389.3 million in potential reductions to the Navy's FY 1991 budget request and $25.7 million in potential rescissions from FY 1990 appropri...
Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Aircraft Procurement Budget
NSIAD-91-65: Published: Jan 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's fiscal year (FY) 1991 aircraft procurement budget request and appropriations for the preceding 2 years to identify potential budget reductions and rescissions, including amounts that the Navy did not use for their appropriated purposes.GAO found that: (1) potential reductions and rescissions to the Navy's FY 1991 aircraft procurement bud...
Defense Budget: Potential Reductions to Air Force and Navy Missile and Other Budgets
NSIAD-90-272BR: Published: Sep 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1991 procurement budget request and past appropriations for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) and three other advanced weapons systems to identify potential budget reductions; and (2) Navy's FY 1991 missile procurement budget request for AMRAAM.GAO found that the: (1) Air Force and the Navy...
Aircraft Development: Navy's Participation in Air Force's Advanced Tactical Fighter Program
NSIAD-90-54: Published: Mar 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined: (1) the Navy's involvement and financial participation in the Air Force's Advanced Tactical Fighter Program (ATF); and (2) aircraft design considerations to accommodate the Navy's requirements.GAO found that: (1) the Navy's participation grew from monitoring early development efforts to establishing a program office and planning for contractor sel...
Navy ADP Procurement: Contracting and Market Share Information
IMTEC-89-66FS: Published: Sep 15, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified the extent to which the Navy's mainframe computer and peripheral procurements required compatibility with existing computer equipment or software.GAO found that: (1) the Navy required compatibility with the largest manufacturer in 237 of its 411 compatible procurements, and compatibility with 3 other manufacturers in the other 174 procurements; (...
Navy IBM-Compatible Computer Procurement Practices
T-IMTEC-90-1: Published: Nov 8, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Navy's procurement of: (1) mainframe computer and peripheral equipment; and (2) hardware for its Standard Civilian Pay System (NAVSCIPS). GAO found that: (1) 91 percent of recent Navy mainframe and peripheral procurements and 90 percent of the funds obligated to those procurements were limited by compatibility requirements, 58 percent of which required compatibility with one manuf...
Defense Management: Streamlining the Acquisition Process
T-NSIAD-89-46: Published: Aug 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1989.
GAO discussed the extent to which the Department of Defense (DOD) has implemented the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management's recommendation to establish within each service a three-tier acquisition management chain to manage major acquisition programs. GAO noted that: (1) the streamlined process required acquisition program managers to report to program executive officers (PEO)...
Computer Procurement: Navy Decision to Terminate Its Standard Automated Financial System
IMTEC-89-37: Published: Mar 30, 1989. Publicly Released: May 1, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's decision to terminate its Standard Automated Financial System (STAFS).GAO found that the Navy evaluated four alternatives to identify the most economical means of satisfying its financial management information needs, including: (1) continuing with STAFS after correcting deficiencies, testing the system, and successfully operating STA...
Torpedo Procurement: Issues Related to the Navy's MK-50 Torpedo Propulsion System
NSIAD-89-8: Published: Jan 27, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's procurement of MK-50 torpedo propulsion components, to determine: (1) whether the Navy would save money if it procured the propulsion components separately and provided them to the prime contractor as government-furnished equipment (GFE); (2) when the Navy should implement such a strategy; and (3) whether providing prime contractors w...
Navy Strategic Forces: Trident II Proceeding Toward Deployment
NSIAD-89-40: Published: Nov 21, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the acquisition status of the Navy's Trident II system.GAO found that the: (1) Trident II system development is on schedule; (2) Navy will need to continue testing the system after the December 1989 initial operational capability date to obtain sufficient data to verify missile performance; (3) Department of Defense's December 31, 1987, estimated p...