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FAA Procurement: Major Data-Processing Contract Should Not Be Awarded
IMTEC-90-38: Published: May 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Computer Resources Nucleus (CORN) project.GAO found that: (1) FAA did not properly justify and plan CORN, which had major unresolved problems; (2) FAA claims about the causes of perceived problems with its Common System were poorly supported, as were its future requirements, raising doubts about the proje...
Air Traffic Control: Status of FAA's Effort to Modernize the System
RCED-90-146FS: Published: Apr 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) National Airspace System Plan (NAS), focusing on the: (1) overall status of the program; and (2) program's 12 major systems' projected cost and schedule as of January 1990.GAO found that: (1) FAA had completed 28 projects, or about 32 percent of all NAS projects, but the completed projects r...
Strategic Bombers: B-2 Program Status and Current Issues
NSIAD-90-120: Published: Feb 22, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the B-2 Aircraft program, focusing on: (1) cost increases; (2) funding assumptions; (3) program schedule changes; (4) manufacturing problems; and (5) the flight test program.GAO found that: (1) estimated B-2 costs have increased to $70.2 billion due to incomplete aircraft design at the start of manufacturing, underestimated material costs, and prod...
Close Air Support: Status of the Air Force's Efforts to Replace the A-10 Aircraft
NSIAD-88-211: Published: Sep 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the Air Force's efforts to replace its primary close air support aircraft, the A-10 aircraft.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force derived its aircraft requirements from Army air support requirements, which specify needs for both air support against targets near friendly forces and attacks on enemy follow-on forces before they can repl...
WMATA Process for Developing the Estimated Cost of METRO Can Be Improved
B-141529: Published: Dec 8, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1978.
The process used by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to estimate the cost of the Washington Metropolitan Rapid Rail Transit System (METRO) at December 31, 1977, was reviewed. Although WMATA has improved its estimating capability, it misclassified and excluded costs from the estimate, inadequately recognized program changes, insufficiently used and analyzed available data,...