U.S. Navy (81 - 90 of 118 items)
Use of New and Minority-Owned Architectural and Engineering Firms by Selected Army and Navy Activities
PLRD-82-7: Published: Oct 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Navy and Army contract award processes for architectural and engineering services. The review was made as a result of allegations from new and minority-owned firms that: (1) architectural and engineering contract awards were confined to a relatively small group of contractors; and (2) new and minority-owned firms had little or no success in being seriously considered for architect...
Review of Requests for Reconsideration
B-194445: Published: Sep 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1981.
GAO was asked to review requests for reconsideration filed by the Navy and one of its contractors. The requesters sought correction of what they stated were factual and conceptual errors reflected in the previous GAO opinion. That decision dealt with the Navy's plans to order the overhaul of additional C-130 series aircraft from its contractor in connection with the Navy's C-130 Service Life Exten...
DOD Should Determine Cost and Operational Effectiveness of the Gator Mine System
PSAD-81-13: Published: Oct 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1980.
A review was undertaken of the Gator Mine System, a joint antiarmor weapons system developed by the Departments of the Air Force and the Navy.In its review, GAO found that the Air Force plans to complete development of the air-delivered Gator Mine System in fiscal year 1981, but has canceled plans to enter production. The Gator system will be an "on-the-shelf" mine system ready for production, if...
Recruiting Management in the United States Navy Recruiting Command
FPCD-80-60: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
GAO reviewed recruiting management in the U.S. Navy Recruiting Command. Included in the review were selected recruiting activities performed at command headquarters, two area commands, and selected recruiting districts. GAO examined documentation and interviewed officials, including recruiters concerned with management and production.GAO noted that the Navy had taken positive steps to improve recr...
Performance of Wilshal Corporation's Sonar System for Detecting Waterborne Intruders Does Not Meet DOD Requirements
PSAD-80-63: Published: Jul 2, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1980.
The president of a security system corporation had alleged that the Navy is wasting money to develop sensor systems for the Waterborne Intrusion Detection System which are currently available in the commercial market. This program is part of the ongoing Air Force Base and Installation Security System program which is developing standardized exterior physical security equipment for protecting mili...
Undergraduate Helicopter Pilot Training: Consolidation Could Yield Significant Savings
FPCD-80-37: Published: Jan 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1980.
Certain details are provided from GAO workpapers that supported previous findings concerning the consolidation of undergraduate helicopter pilot training at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Information was requested on the differences between the Department of the Navy's current training program and the one proposed under consolidation, and some of the intangible benefits the Navy might lose under consolidat...
Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
LCD-79-332: Published: Sep 14, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1979.
Because of continuing reductions in the Naval Electronic Systems Command's (NESC) civilian staff position authorization and high grade restrictions and increasing workload, NESC believed that closing the Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Center at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania would provide the greatest benefit in achieving programmed civilian staff reductions while still carrying out its mission...
Notice of Hearings on Navy's Surveillance Towed Array Sensor (SURTASS) Program
109205: Apr 25, 1979
No summary is currently available...
The Navy's Strategic Communications Systems--Need for Management Attention and Decisionmaking
PSAD-79-48: Published: Mar 19, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 1979.
No summary is currently available...
Navy's FFG-7 Class Frigate Shipbuilding Program and Other Ship Program Issues
108301: Jan 3, 1979
The FFG-7 Guided Missile Frigate is to become the backbone of the Navy's sea control fleet. The 1973 estimate for a total program of 50 ships was $3.2 billion. By 1978, however, the cost of a 52-ship FFG-7 program was estimated at $10.1 billion because of additional equipment and increased shipbuilding costs. A stern redesign for helicopter landing is planned for ships not already under contrac...