U.S. Army (51 - 60 of 758 items)
NATO: Progress Toward More Mobile and Deployable Forces
NSIAD-99-229: Published: Sep 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) efforts to develop more mobile and deployable forces, focusing on: (1) how NATO determines its force requirements and each member's contribution to meeting those requirements; and (2) how NATO allies have responded to the need for increased mobility and deployability in their military f...
Contract Management: DOD Begins New Effort to Improve Reporting of Contract Service Costs
NSIAD-00-29: Published: Oct 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the actions taken by the Department of Defense (DOD) to improve the accuracy of its cost reporting for contract services.GAO noted that: (1) DOD has taken a number of steps intended to improve the accuracy of costs reported for contract services but recognizes more needs to be done; (2) in an effort to achieve greater accuracy and co...
Gender Issues: Trends in the Occupational Distribution of Military Women
NSIAD-99-212: Published: Sep 14, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the trends in the occupational distribution of military women, focusing on: (1) all occupations women were in during fiscal years 1990 and 1998, particularly those with the highest percentage of women; and (2) systemic barriers, if any, that limit women entering certain occupations.GAO noted that: (1) as was the case in the early 199...
Department of Defense: Military Assistance Provided at Branch Davidian Incident
NSIAD/OSI-99-133: Published: Aug 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed certain aspects of the military assistance provided to law enforcement agencies during the Branch Davidians incident, focusing on: (1) whether the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) requests for support from military counterdrug programs met requirements for authorizing that support; (2) the measures ATF took to deal with any drug act...
Electronic Warfare: Army Special Operations Acquisition Strategy for Improved Equipment Is Sound
NSIAD-99-189: Published: Aug 23, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Special Operations Command's (USSCOM) acquisition strategy for aircraft electronic warfare systems, focusing on the soundness of USSCOM's electronic warfare acquisition strategy in terms of correcting deficiencies and maximizing commonality in its aircraft survivability equipment.GAO noted that: (1) the Army Special Operatio...
Depot Maintenance: Maintenance of T700 Series Engines for U.S. Forces in Korea
NSIAD-99-234R: Published: Aug 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a proposal to have a Korean contractor perform depot-level maintenance of U.S. Forces Korea helicopter engines on the Korean peninsula, focusing on the Army's plans to: (1) increase U.S. Forces Korea engine war reserve stocks and improve their management within the Korean theater; (2) increase aviation repair and maintenance capabilities on the Kor...
Defense Acquisitions: Reduced Threat Not Reflected in Antiarmor Weapon Acquisitions
NSIAD-99-105: Published: Jul 22, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) antiarmor master plan, focusing on: (1) changes in armored threats from 1990 to 1997; (2) comparing the number and makeup of the 1990 antiarmor weapon inventory with those of the 1998 inventory; and (3) funding trends of past and future antiarmor procurements.GAO noted that: (1) the number of potential enemy armore...
Military Operations: Impact of Operations Other Than War on the Services Varies
NSIAD-99-69: Published: May 24, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the impact of operations other than war (OOTW) on the military services, focusing on the: (1) impact of OOTW on the warfighting capability of each of the services, including the time to recover warfighting skills; (2) extent to which reporting systems fully capture the impacts; (3) available information on the effect of OOTW on moral...
Army Logistics: Status of Proposed Support Plan for Apache Helicopter
NSIAD-99-140: Published: Jul 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Army's proposed logistics support plan, called Prime Vendor Support (PVS), for the Apache Helicopter.GAO noted that: (1) the Apache PVS concept began as an unsolicited contractor proposal whose scope has evolved over time; (2) as would be expected when a new concept of this magnitude is introduced, there are signifi...
Defense Modernization Account: Operations and Benefits
NSIAD-99-134: Published: Jun 11, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the operations and benefits of the Department of Defense's (DOD) Defense Modernization Account, focusing on: (1) the status of funding and uses of the account; and (2) whether DOD has reported to the six congressional committees on the activities of the account as required by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1...