Program evaluation (91 - 100 of 124 items)
NASA's FIA Program: NASA's Progress in Implementing Financial Integrity Act Requirements
NSIAD-86-3: Published: Nov 19, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1985.
GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) continuing implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA).GAO found that NASA has improved its FMFIA implementation, but: (1) used a questionable process to identify internal control weaknesses and failed to identify some material weaknesses; (2) did little to change its follow-up process for identifie...
National Aeronautics and Space Administration's First-Year Implementation of the Federal Manager's Financial Integrity Act
NSIAD-84-100: Published: May 1, 1984. Publicly Released: May 1, 1984.
GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act.GAO found that NASA expanded its existing internal control review process in response to the requirements of the act. GAO believes that the overall approach used by NASA was reasonable, but that some improvements are needed, including: (1) stronger review and over...
Follow-up Review of the IR Maverick Program
931116: May 4, 1983
No summary is currently available...
Costs and Benefits of a Common Strategic Rotary Launcher Should Be Reassessed Before Further Funds Are Available
MASAD-83-3: Published: Nov 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1982.
GAO reviewed the issues concerning the program cost, operational advantages, program concurrency, and management coordination of Air Force plans to acquire a multipurpose common strategic rotary launcher (CSRL) for the B-52H, B-1B, and advanced technology bombers.GAO found that, in approving the CSRL program, the Air Force has not canceled plans to develop a unique air-launched cruise missile (ALC...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-82-2: Published: Feb 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1982.
A summary is provided of conclusions and recommendations resulting from GAO audits and other review work in the Department of Defense (DOD). While the reports have previously brought the matters to the attention of Congress and department officials, the summary was compiled to assist congressional committees in their review of budget requests for fiscal year 1983.The summaries include DOD matters...
NASA Must Reconsider Operations Pricing Policy To Compensate for Cost Growth on the Space Transportation System
MASAD-82-15: Published: Feb 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1982.
GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) pricing policy and operating cost for the Space Transportation System (STS) to determine the overall effect that STS cost increases would have on future NASA budget requests and on its other research and development.GAO found that, based on estimated future costs, NASA established a 3-year, $18 million fixed price for commercial...
The Army's Multiple Launch Rocket System Is Progressing Well and Merits Continued Support
MASAD-82-13: Published: Feb 5, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1982.
GAO conducted a review of the Multiple Launch Rocket System program to determine the Army's progress in developing this system as it approaches a critical testing phase and as Congress prepares to review requests for large-scale funding to finance its procurement.Certain technical problems require resolution; however, the system has done quite well in testing so far, and the system is also meeting...
Payments in Lieu of Taxes for Federal Property
116666: Oct 20, 1981
Comments were presented on the proposals to modify the scope of the Federal payments in lieu of taxes programs. Over several decades, the Federal Government has created more than 50 programs for sharing various types of Federal revenues with State and local governments, generally in recognition of the immunity of Federal property from taxation. The earlier programs were designed to return to State...
Further Evaluation of the Proposed Interim Consolidation of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
EMD-81-76: Published: Jun 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1981.
GAO was requested to respond to questions on the proposed interim consolidation of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). These questions sought additional information and further explanation of matters discussed in a prior report.GAO concluded that both interim consolidation options could help strengthen NRC. Key factors have changed in favor of the proposed interim consolidation: (1) General S...
Most Critical Testing Still Lies Ahead for Missiles in Theater Nuclear Modernization
MASAD-81-15: Published: Mar 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1981.
The Department of Defense is developing two missiles, the Army's Pershing II and the Air Force's Ground Launched Cruise Missile, as part of a program to modernize its theater nuclear forces in Europe. The two missiles are to provide the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) with the capability to launch land-based theater nuclear missiles from Western Europe that can strike targets within the...