U.S. Navy (51 - 60 of 118 items)
Air Defense Initiative: Program Cost and Schedule Not Yet Determined
NSIAD-89-2FS: Published: Oct 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) selected aspects of the Department of Defense (DOD) Air Defense Initiative (ADI) Program; (2) DOD use of ADI funding for fiscal year (FY) 1988 and its plans for FY 1989; and (3) DOD officials' opinions on the advantages and disadvantages of, and possible alternatives to, the ADI management structure.GAO found that: (1) Congress consolidated...
Reorganization of the Military Departments' Acquisition Management Structures
T-NSIAD-88-48: Published: Sep 22, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1988.
GAO discussed the military services' reorganization of their acquisition functions to determine whether their efforts achieved certain legislative objectives, particularly the goal of strengthening civilian control over the acquisition process. GAO found that: (1) all of the services reorganized their acquisition staffs and appointed service acquisition executives; (2) although the Marine Corps es...
Aircraft Basing: Assessment of Navy's May 1988 Basing Study for the TACAMO Aircraft
NSIAD-88-242BR: Published: Sep 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's life-cycle cost study to determine the adequacy of its decision to base its new E-6A aircraft at Tinker Air Force Base.GAO found that the Navy: (1) projected life-cycle costs using constant fiscal year 1985 dollars; (2) did not consider the time value of money, although the expenditure rate over the 30-year period varied considerably acc...
Computer Procurement: Decision Needed on Navy's Standard Automated Financial System
T-IMTEC-88-7: Published: Sep 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the cost and management of the Navy's Standard Automated Financial System (STAFS). GAO found that: (1) project cost estimates increased from $33 million to as high as $479 million; (2) the Navy delayed the system's implementation schedule by over 5 years from its original date of early 1986; (3) the Navy has not fully tested STAFS; (4) STAFS was no...
Procurement: Compliance With Subcontracting Requirements at GSA, Energy, and Navy
GGD-88-83: Published: May 24, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the General Services Administration's (GSA), the Department of Energy's (DOE), and the Navy's compliance with certain statutory requirements for subcontracting with small and small disadvantaged businesses to determine: (1) if they included subcontracting plans in contracts when required; (2) what goals they set for small and small disadvantaged bu...
Navy Contracting: Status of Plans To Second Source AEGIS Weapon System
NSIAD-88-62FS: Published: Dec 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 12, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plans to establish a second source for the AEGIS weapon system, focusing on its procurement plans for system integration and testing.GAO found that the Navy plans to: (1) use a team approach to establish a competitive second source for manufacturing major AEGIS components; and (2) retain its sole-source agreement for system engineering,...
Additional Costs to Government: Reflagging Kuwaiti Ships and Protecting Them in the Persian Gulf
NSIAD-88-9FS: Published: Oct 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the additional costs to the United States of reflagging 11 Kuwaiti ships and protecting them in the Persian Gulf with military forces.GAO noted that the: (1) reflagging costs the Coast Guard, Federal Communications Commission, and Maritime Administration incurred were primarily personnel-related and were within their normal operation...
Aircraft Requirements: Navy's Plans To Acquire a New Maritime Patrol Aircraft
NSIAD-87-182FS: Published: Jul 17, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plan to develop a replacement for its P-3C maritime patrol aircraft.GAO found that: (1) in November 1985, the Navy initiated a program to acquire an improved P-3C on a competitive basis; (2) in March 1987, since it had been unable to obtain competition, the Navy expanded the program to include derivatives of commercial aircraft; (3) t...
Navy Acquisition: Cost and Performance of Various Antisubmarine Warfare Systems
NSIAD-87-119: Published: May 8, 1987. Publicly Released: May 8, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the cost and performance of the SQR-17A acoustic processor. The SQR-17A processes and displays acoustic information it receives from sonobuoys placed in the ocean to listen for signals that enable a ship's antisubmarine warfare (ASW) personnel to detect enemy submarines.GAO found that: (1) the secondary function of the SQR-17A is...
Navy Contracting: Progress Toward Competing Trident Submarine Construction
NSIAD-86-215FS: Published: Sep 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Navy's efforts to establish competition in the Trident submarine construction program.GAO noted that, through fiscal year 1986, the Navy awarded 13 contracts to one contractor for the design and construction of the Trident submarine. GAO found that the Navy decided to establish competition for the submarine's construction because: (1) of the potential to save money; and (2) it bel...