Military forces (31 - 40 of 72 items)
Communications: Actions Needed to Ensure Advanced High Frequency Radios Interoperate
NSIAD-89-84: Published: Mar 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1989.
GAO reviewed the military services' efforts to develop and acquire new high-frequency radio systems and improvements necessary for the systems to meet Department of Defense (DOD) interoperability standards.GAO found that: (1) DOD needed to improve testing and implementation of its interoperability standards, since the Air Force Automatic Communications Processor and the Army Short-Term Antijam (ST...
Aircraft Development: The Advanced Tactical Fighter's Costs, Schedule, and Performance Goals
NSIAD-88-76: Published: Jan 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force's development of its Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF), especially its ability to meet the cost, schedule, and performance goals.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force awarded two contracts to develop and test the prototype aircraft and a separate ground-based avionics prototype; (2) evaluations of these test results will n...
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 67, November 1987
087967: Nov 1, 1987
This document is one in a series of monthly pamphlets which will he consolidated on an annual basis and entitled Decisions of' the Comptroller General of the United States. The annual volumes have been published since the establishment of the General Accounting Office by the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921. Decisions are rendered to heads of departments and establishments and to disbursing and cer...
ADP, IRM & Telecommunications 1986
IMTEC-87-18: Published: Jul 1, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1987.
GAO published its annual bibliography containing information on its documents relating to automatic data processing (ADP), information resource management (IRM), and telecommunications. The materials covered in this bibliography include documents released by GAO during 1986 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion in the bibliography. This bibliography represents the total...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General, Vol. III, No. 3
132675: Dec 1, 1986
GAO published a quarterly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the period October through December 1986. The decisions involved civilian and military personnel law and procurement regulation...
Battlefield Automation: Status of the Army Command and Control System Program
NSIAD-86-184FS: Published: Aug 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 5, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined the Army Command and Control System (ACCS) program to consolidate major battlefield command and control systems acquisition, which will eventually place a vast number of computers, terminals, radios, and other devices on the battlefield. GAO specifically examined: (1) the ACCS management structure and program plans; (2) the performance, sch...
The Department of Defense's Efforts To Achieve Interoperability
130694: Aug 14, 1986
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to achieve a greater degree of interoperability for command, control, and communication systems, specifically: (1) the extent to which DOD has identified interoperability problems recognized during recent training exercises and past operations; (2) the nature of the impediments preventing interoperability and DOD ability to overcome them; and...
DOD Acquisition: Case Study of the MILSTAR Satellite Communications System
NSIAD-86-45S-15: Published: Jul 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1986.
GAO provided a supplement to its report on the defense acquisition work force. GAO examined the role of the program manager and contracting officer in developing the Military Strategic and Tactical Relay program's acquisition strategy.GAO found that: (1) the program manager had a lead role in developing the original acquisition strategy while the contracting officer drafted the strategy; (2) becau...
Inventory Management: Problems in Accountability and Security of DOD Supply Inventories
NSIAD-86-106BR: Published: May 23, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO summarized the results of its review of inventory management practices within the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) supply systems, specifically: (1) receipt confirmation; (2) records accuracy; (3) inventory tracking; (4) reconciliation and research of inventory discrepancies; (5) retail activities' controls over inv...
Guide for Writing Executive Summaries
130024: May 30, 1986
GAO published a guide for writing executive summaries to assist in training new supervisors, report reviewers, writers, and editors, and as a reference for more experienced staff. The guide includes several samples of executive summaries from previous reports...