Procurement (11 - 20 of 123 items)
Future Years Defense Program: Substantial Risks Remain in DOD's 1999-2003 Plan
NSIAD-98-204: Published: Jul 31, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) for fiscal year 1999, focusing on: (1) DOD's plans to address the financial and programmatic risk areas that the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) found in DOD's program; (2) comparing DOD's 1999 FYDP with its 1998 FYDP to identify major changes and adjustments to address these ri...
Defense Acquisition: Rationale for Imposing Domestic Source Restrictions
NSIAD-98-191: Published: Jul 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the basis for the domestic source restrictions imposed by Department of Defense (DOD) policy and by 10 U.S.C. 2534, focusing on: (1) DOD's policy for restricting procurement to domestic sources and the rationale for the legislative restrictions; and (2) the suppliers and manufacturing locations for items currently restricted. GAO did not assess oth...
Future Years Defense Program: DOD's 1998 Plan Has Substantial Risk in Execution
NSIAD-98-26: Published: Oct 23, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 23, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1998 Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) with the FYDP for FY 1997, focusing on: (1) how major programs were adjusted from the 1997 FYDP to the 1998 FYDP; (2) how these adjustments may affect programs in the future; and (3) proposed Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) initiatives that may have been ta...
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...
Defense Procurement: E-Systems' Reporting of Alleged Wrongdoing to Army's Fraud Division
OSI-96-6: Published: May 16, 1996. Publicly Released: May 24, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a defense contractor's reporting of alleged wrongdoing to the Army's fraud division, focusing on: (1) whether federal laws, regulations, or its administrative settlement agreement required the contractor to disclose suspected violations of procurement law; (2) how many and what types of hotline violations were lodged against the contractor; (3) whe...
[Comments on Army's Planned Procurement of Fragmentation Artillery Parts]
B-265884: Published: Nov 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's justification for procuring high fragmentation artillery ammunition under limited competition. GAO noted that: (1) although the Army's justification and approval document discussed in depth the need to prove-out the two ammunition plants' new manufacturing process, the Army did not clearly document the need for a mobilization base; (2) o...
Acquisition Reform: Comparison of Army's Commercial Helicopter Buy and Private Sector Buys
NSIAD-95-54: Published: Mar 17, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1995.
GAO reviewed the procedures the Army used to procure its New Training Helicopter (NTH), focusing on: (1) the differences between the Army's and private sector's procurement procedures for similar helicopters; (2) Army efforts to streamline the NTH procurement; and (3) potential improvements that could be achieved from acquisition reform efforts.GAO found that: (1) the Army's acquisition of the NTH...
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...
Army's Acquisition of M60 Roadwheels
NSIAD-92-341R: Published: Sep 22, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's 1991 solicitation for M60/M88 steel roadwheels, focusing on whether the Army: (1) complied with applicable laws and regulations in not restricting the competition to domestic sources; (2) was required to give any consideration to the economic consequences of its procurement decisions on domestic firms and communities; and (3) planned any...
Defense Inventory: Procurement Transaction During Operations Desert Shield and Storm
NSIAD-92-268: Published: Aug 19, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed changes in procurement of supplies and equipment reported by the Department of Defense (DOD) during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.GAO found that: (1) DOD procurements in fiscal year (FY) 1991 increased over FY 1990 but were slightly lower than in FY 1989; (2) DOD-wide procurements for supply and equipment items fell from $73.1 billion i...