Military forces (21 - 30 of 346 items)
Defense Transportation: Army's Personal Property Pilot Project
NSIAD-97-145R: Published: Aug 4, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed correspondence stating that the cost of the Army's Personal Property Pilot Project to outsource personal property transportation services at Hunter Army Airfield would greatly exceed the current cost for commercial moving services. GAO focused on the: (1) estimated costs of an average shipment under the pilot project and current program; and (2) ba...
Multiple Launch Rocket System: Range Less Than Needed and Sustained Rocket Production Not Ensured
NSIAD-97-196R: Published: Jul 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1997.
GAO reviewed the Multiple Launch Rocket System's (MLRS) improvements.GAO noted that: (1) although the extended range rocket meets its requirement to provide longer range capability, it will not satisfy the Army's stated needs concerning range; (2) the Army approved limited production of extended range rockets about 1 year ago, but one of the rocket's five critical performance requirements has not...
Army Aviation and Troop Command
NSIAD-97-142R: Published: Apr 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the disestablishment and movement of the Army's Aviation and Troop Command (ATCOM) from St. Louis, Missouri, to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, focusing on the: (1) Army's one-time cost estimate to accomplish the realignment; (2) Army's annual recurring savings estimate; and (3) health concerns raised about a building being renovated at Re...
National Security Analysis Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1997-99
IAP-97-1: Published: Apr 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on its National Security Analysis issue area plan for fiscal years 1997-1999.GAO plans to assess the: (1) extent to which the Department of Defense's (DOD) initiatives for implementing the national military strategy result in the efficient and effective allocation of resources; (2) efficiency and effectiveness of DOD's existing and planned force structure; (3) extent to wh...
Longbow Apache Fire Control Radar
NSIAD-97-79R: Published: Jan 27, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1997.
GAO reviewed the Army's Longbow Apache modification program, focusing on the pending Longbow Apache fire control radar (FCR) lot II contract. GAO noted that: (1) it has several concerns about the performance of the FCR and planned award of the lot II contract; (2) GAO's work to date indicates that: (a) as currently configured, the transmitter in the FCR lot I and planned lot II procurements does n...
Prototype THAAD System
NSIAD-97-70R: Published: Jan 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1997.
GAO identified information about the Army's User Operational Evaluation System (UOES) interceptor testing that raises additional concerns. GAO noted that its specific concerns focus on the use of one interceptor configuration in testing to be the basis for production of UOES interceptors of a different configuration and the extent of DOD acceptance of technical risk by using the more complex InSb...
Military Readiness: Data and Trends for April 1995 to March 1996
NSIAD-96-194: Published: Aug 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed readiness information for the four military services, focusing on: (1) readiness trends of selected units from April 1, 1995, to March 31, 1996; and (2) readiness trends from October 1, 1995, to March 31, 1996, of selected units that participated in the Bosnia operation.GAO found that: (1) from April 1, 1995, to March 31, 1996, readiness of the 87...
NSIAD-96-216R: Published: Jul 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's decision to build new enlisted personnel housing at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. GAO noted that: (1) the Army justified its decision to build new enlisted personnel housing rather than renovate the Fort's basic training barracks; (2) the Fort's housing needs significantly increased due to the relocation of two schools from the soon-to-be...
[Comments on Carrier's Claim for Army Offset for Freight Loss]
B-261306.2: Published: Jul 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1996.
No summary is currently available...
Rocky Mountain Arsenal Cost Data
NSIAD-96-180R: Published: Jun 10, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the cost-sharing agreement between a contractor and the Army to study and clean up contamination at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, and the cost data for the contractor's lease of Army facilities for commercial operations. GAO noted that: (1) the Army and the contractor formalized their cost-sharing arrangement that delineates the cleanup process, fina...