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Ship Self Defense: Program Priorities Are Questionable
NSIAD-97-195R: Published: Aug 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1997.
As part of GAO's review of the Navy's Ship Self-Defense Program, GAO: (1) reviewed annual Ship Self-Defense and Antiair Warfare Defense program progress reports to Congress; (2) analyzed the Navy's plans for improving ship self-defense capabilities; (3) determined the extent to which scheduled improvements on various ship classes are meeting indicated priorities; and (4) sought information on the...
AIMD-95-209R: Published: Jul 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided updated information on the proposed new sports arena project in the District of Columbia, focusing on the: (1) predevelopment project costs; (2) status of the financing proposals; and (3) revenues from the new arena tax. GAO noted that: (1) the District's estimated predevelopment costs total $56.3 million, although events and circumstances may occu...
Surface Transportation: Tight Budget Environment Requires Sound Investment Strategy
T-RCED-94-146: Published: Mar 8, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1994.
GAO discussed several issues affecting federal investment in the national highway infrastructure, focusing on: (1) the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) 1995 budget; (2) whether FHwA needs a project tracking system for individual highway demonstration project authorizations; (3) whether states use life-cycle costs to determine their highway budgeting; and (4) whether refinements are needed f...
Space Transportation: The Content and Uses of Shuttle Cost Estimates
NSIAD-93-115: Published: Jan 28, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) estimates of the space shuttle's average cost per flight and marginal cost per flight, focusing on: (1) the costs NASA included or excluded from each estimate; and (2) how NASA should allocate these costs to payload missions that are transported to space in the shuttle.GAO found that: (1) t...
Navy Homeports: Status of the Navy's New Homeport at Everett, Washington
NSIAD-92-266: Published: Sep 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Navy's new homeport at Everett, Washington, focusing on: (1) development schedule and cost estimate changes; (2) estimated future development costs; and (3) changes in the number and type of ships planned for the homeport.GAO found that: (1) the Navy selected Everett for a new homeport site in 1984, and did not adopt the recommen...
Highway Demonstration Projects: Improved Selection and Funding Controls Are Needed
RCED-91-146: Published: May 28, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated 66 Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation and Assistance Act of 1987 (STURRA) demonstration projects in 8 states, focusing on: (1) their relationship to state and regional transportation plans; (2) progress and problems encountered in implementing such projects; (3) their estimated costs and impact on other highway project funding; and (4)...
Aircraft Development: Reasons for Recent Cost Growth in the Advanced Tactical Fighter Program
NSIAD-91-138: Published: Feb 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed key factors that contributed to the $24.2-billion increase in the total estimated cost for the Air Force's advanced tactical fighter (ATF) program.GAO held that: (1) inflation accounted for approximately $16 billion, or 66 percent, of the increase; (2) such program costs as the addition of two-seat aircraft to the development and production program...
Navy A-12: Cost and Requirements
NSIAD-91-98: Published: Dec 31, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's projected requirements and cost estimates for the A-12 aircraft program.GAO found that: (1) the Navy's projected requirements and cost estimates for A-12 aircraft changed considerably between December 1989 and April 1990; (2) the Navy's decision to lower the number of aircraft carriers reduced A-12 total cost, but increased the projected...
FAA Budget: 1991 Funding Request for Computers and Communications Can Be Reduced
IMTEC-90-89: Published: Sep 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) fiscal year (FY) 1991 budget request for $2.5 billion for facilities and equipment to identify areas for potential reductions.GAO found that: (1) potential reductions under the FAA request for computer and communications systems supporting both air traffic control and administrative functio...
Aircraft Maintenance: Air Force Transferred and Eliminated Tasks to Address Funding Shortfalls
NSIAD-90-114: Published: Jun 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined the significance of the Air Force Logistics Command's (AFLC) elimination and deferral of maintenance requirements in offsetting funding shortfalls.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal years (FY) 1988 and 1989, AFLC transferred some depot maintenance tasks to operating commands; (2) operating commands did not substantially duplicate current depot activit...