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Apache Helicopter: Reliability of Key Components Yet to Be Fully Demonstrated
NSIAD-92-19: Published: Oct 3, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's efforts to address logistical support problems underlying the low availability rates associated with the Apache helicopter, focusing on the: (1) status of the Army's efforts to improve the reliability of seven hardware components and the Apache's maintenance capabilities; and (2) performance of the Apache's FM antenna.GAO found that: (1)...
Department of Defense: Professional Military Education at the Three Senior Service Schools
NSIAD-91-202: Published: Jun 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the implementation of selected recommendations at the three Department of Defense professional military education (PME) senior service schools.GAO found that: (1) the schools took some form of action on at least 90 percent of the applicable Panel on Military Education recommendations, but failed to fully adopt some recommendations concerning facult...
Army Training: Computer Simulations Can Improve Command Training in Large-Scale Exercises
NSIAD-91-67: Published: Jan 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's 1990 Return of Forces to Germany (REFORGER) strategic deployment exercise, focusing on the: (1) extent to which the Army scaled the exercise down; (2) advantages and limitations of using computer simulations in comparison with large-scale ground maneuvers; (3) future plans for using simulations; and (4) potential savings that could resul...
Lessons Learned During GAO's Reviews That Can Be Applied to the Restructuring and Training of U.S. Forces
T-NSIAD-90-13: Published: Apr 4, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1990.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans for restructuring and training of U.S. military forces. GAO found that: (1) despite plans for reconstruction, the Army failed to uphold its plans for validating force structure savings or productivity gains before converting units to their new designs; (2) the Army had no assurance that the converted units could accomplish their missions with t...
ADP Acquisition: Army Civilian Personnel System
IMTEC-89-22FS: Published: Mar 3, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the costs and the Army's acquisition approach for its Civilian Personnel System (ACPERS).GAO found that the: (1) system will upgrade and standardize support for about 450,000 civilian Army personnel; (2) Army decided to design and develop its own system after considering several alternatives, but abandoned its development effort after a study te...
Time for Some New Thinking: An Interview With James R. Ambrose
140063: Jan 1, 1989
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 7, Fall 1989, presents a round-table discussion with a former Army undersecretary about the Department of Defense's (DOD) acquisition strategies, focusing on how DOD determines its weapon system requirements. DOD needs to review its entire defense strategy, since it would be unimaginably expensive to fund, and make choices among mission and nati...
[Army Employee's Eligibility to Participate in Relocation Homesale Program]
B-229427: Published: Aug 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
U.S.-Korea M-16 Rifle Coproduction Program
T-NSIAD-88-29A: Published: May 5, 1988. Publicly Released: May 5, 1988.
GAO discussed South Korea's compliance with and U.S. monitoring of the memorandum of understanding regarding coproduction of U.S. M-16 rifles. GAO noted that Korea violated the understanding by: (1) exceeding authorized production quantities; and (2) entering into third-party sales agreements without U.S. permission. GAO also noted that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) assigned Army liaison of...
[Comments on Army Employee's Claim for Relocation Expenses]
B-226431: Published: Apr 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
Army's Ability To Support Initial Combat Operations in Europe
T-NSIAD-88-11A: Published: Mar 9, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1988.
GAO discussed the Army's ability to support its essential force in initial combat operations in Europe. GAO found that the force requires: (1) European-based U.S. forces; (2) forces in the United States for deployment to Europe during mobilization; (3) European host-nation support forces; (4) prepositioned equipment and supplies in Europe; and (5) strategic lift capabilities. GAO also found that:...