Military forces (91 - 100 of 443 items)
Army Logistics: Better Approach Needed to Identify Systemic Causes of Problem Parts
NSIAD-93-86: Published: Mar 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army Aviation Systems Command's efforts to identify systemic problems with the quality and availability of certain helicopter parts.GAO found that: (1) the Command's approach has been to resolve individual problems as they arise, instead of identifying the systemic causes of problems; (2) the Command collects information necessary to identify p...
Maritime Industry: Federal Assessments Levied on Commercial Vessels
RCED-93-65FS: Published: Mar 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the amount of user fees, taxes, and other charges levied on the commercial maritime industry.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year (FY) 1991, 12 federal agencies levied 117 assessments that totalled $11.9 billion; (2) the assessments were to generate revenue or reimburse agencies for expenses incurred for various services; (3) in FY 198...
Navy Carrier Battle Groups: The Structure and Affordability of the Future Force
NSIAD-93-74: Published: Feb 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1993.
GAO provided information on policy considerations, future requirements, and force structure of carrier battle groups, focusing on: (1) the size and makeup of future naval carrier forces in response to reduced defense spending; and (2) alternatives for meeting national security requirements with fewer carriers.GAO found that: (1) changes in the international security environment shifted the U.S. st...
Military Airlift: Structural Problems Did Not Hamper C-141 Success in Desert Shield/Storm
NSIAD-93-75: Published: Dec 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force's C-141 aircraft, focusing on the aircraft's: (1) performance during Operation Desert Storm/Shield; (2) structural problems; and (3) planned service life extension programs.GAO found that: (1) C-141 aircraft were used in more than half of the Air Force's 15,500 missions and carried greater than a quarter of the cargo du...
AFMD-93-28R: Published: Dec 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Army's financial management operations and fiscal year 1991 financial statements, focusing on the legal implications of unsupported year-end adjustments by the U.S. Army's Aviation and Troop Command. GAO noted that the Aviation Command: (1) made unsupported adjustments to its disbursement records which eliminated negative balances in seven fund subdivisions and concealed recorded...
Navy Ships: Plans and Anticipated Liabilities to Terminate SSN-21 Program Contracts
NSIAD-93-32BR: Published: Nov 27, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plans and anticipated liabilities in terminating the Seawolf class nuclear-powered attack submarine program contracts.GAO found that: (1) Congress rejected the administration's proposal to cancel planned spending for the Seawolf submarines, and restored $1.6 billion in appropriated funds for some submarine construction and preservation o...
Undersea Surveillance: Navy Continues to Build Ships Designed for Soviet Threat
NSIAD-93-53: Published: Dec 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1992.
GAO reviewed: (1) how the threat of enemy submarines changed after the collapse of the Soviet Union; and (2) what changes the Navy proposed regarding its Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System (SURTASS) program.GAO found that: (1) the Soviet global submarine threat has declined dramatically and is no longer the primary threat to the United States; (2) the focus has shifted to the evolving threat o...
OCG-93-14TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed major federal policy, management, and program issues involving transportation, focusing on: (1) investment in surface transportation infrastructure; (2) modernization of air traffic control and airports; (3) transportation safety; (4) airline competition and access to international markets; (5) Coast Guard acquisition programs and environmental pro...
Navy Ships: Status of SSN-21 Design and Lead Ship Construction Program
NSIAD-93-34: Published: Nov 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's Seawolf Nuclear Attack Submarine construction program, focusing on the: (1) status of the Seawolf's design; (2) status of major subsystem development efforts and their potential impact on the construction program; (3) cost, schedule, and performance status of the construction program; and (4) Seawolf's impact on the nuclear-powered attac...
Operation Desert Shield: Problems in Deploying by Rail Need Attention
NSIAD-93-30: Published: Nov 13, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated: (1) the effectiveness of rail operations at selected Army mobilization stations that deployed major combat units during Operation Desert Shield; and (2) whether the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Army had corrected previously identified problems concerning the availability of commercial rail cars and supply of rail-loading materials at mobil...