Military cost control (21 - 30 of 72 items)
Defense Health Care: Problems with Medical Care Overseas Are Being Addressed
HEHS-95-156: Published: Jul 12, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed beneficiary access to military health care in Europe, focusing on the: (1) availability of health care in military facilities; (2) obstacles in providing military health care; (3) experiences of beneficiaries that have used host nation providers instead of military health care providers; and (4) Department of Defense's (DOD) handling of service del...
Force Structure: Cost of Two Additional Army Divisions Could Be Significant
NSIAD-94-238BR: Published: Sep 12, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the additional cost of maintaining a 12-division Army force for fiscal years (FY) 1995 through 1999 as compared with the cost of maintaining the Army's planned 10-division force.GAO found that: (1) the establishment of a 12-division Army force between FY 1995 and 1999 could cost from $1.2 billion to over $4.9 billion; (2) the Army's...
Army Inventory: Opportunities Exist for Additional Reductions to Retail Level Inventories
NSIAD-94-129: Published: Jun 6, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1994.
GAO reviewed the Army's progress toward reducing its inventory levels for infrequently requested items and whether additional actions are required to streamline the Army's inventory systems.GAO found that: (1) between 1992 and 1993, five Army divisions reduced their authorized inventory levels by about $30 million; (2) about $108 million of the five divisions' authorized inventory did not meet the...
Army Acquisition: Information on the Status and Performance of the Javelin Antitank Weapon
NSIAD-94-122BR: Published: Mar 9, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Army's Javelin antitank weapon system, focusing on its: (1) cost and acquisition plan; (2) projected effectiveness in certain countermeasure environments; (3) threat recognition capability; and (4) target recognition training plan.GAO found that: (1) although the Army's acquisition cost for the Javelin is estimated to be $4.2 bil...
1994 Defense Budget: Potential Reductions, Rescissions, and Restrictions to Procurement Programs
NSIAD-93-303BR: Published: Sep 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1994 budget request and prior years' appropriations for selected procurement programs, focusing on: (1) potential reductions to the DOD FY 1994 budget request; (2) rescissions to prior FY appropriations; and (3) congressional restrictions on DOD obligational authority for selected FY 1994 procurement programs.GAO found that: (1) DOD F...
Military Bases: Army's Planned Consolidation of Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
NSIAD-93-150: Published: Apr 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Army's laboratory consolidations, focusing on the: (1) cost of military construction; and (2) number of civilian personnel positions the Army has planned to eliminate.GAO found that: (1) the Army has planned to consolidate over 40 laboratory functions into several streamlined organizations; (2) the Army Research Laboratory is t...
Military Bases: Army Revised Cost Estimates for the Rock Island and Other Realignments to Redstone
NSIAD-93-59FS: Published: Nov 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's cost estimates to move portions of the Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, to Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.GAO found that: (1) construction estimates for the realignments to Redstone have changed from $55.2 million, estimated in July 1991, to $41.6 million, estimated in October 1992; (2) construction costs estimates differed because of the numbe...
U.S. Army Pacific
AFMD-92-77ML: Published: Jul 8, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 8, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Army's financial management systems and operations, focusing on the Army Pacific Command. GAO found that: (1) financial reporting and internal controls generally provided reasonable assurance that the Army achieved internal control objectives; (2) there was no assurance that account balances were correct for equipment, real property, and outstanding travel accounts on the installa...
Army Force Rotations
NSIAD-92-237R: Published: Jun 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the Army's past and present use of force rotations to determine the feasibility of this approach to reducing permanently stationed forces overseas. GAO noted that: (1) key drawbacks of past force rotation programs were the higher cost of rotations versus permanent stationing of troops, reduced combat readiness due to rotations, increased person...
Army Training: Army Analysis Overstates Signal Training Costs at Fort Sill
NSIAD-92-168: Published: Apr 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's cost analysis of its decision to relocate certain signal corps training from Fort Sill to Fort Gordon to cut training costs, focusing on whether the estimated cost differential could be substantiated.GAO found that: (1) the Army cost analysis overstated training support and base personnel costs at Fort Sill because it combined Fort Sill'...