Naval procurement (51 - 60 of 84 items)
The Aviation Supply Office Continues To Have Problems With the Accuracy of Its Requirements Determinations
PLRD-82-26: Published: Dec 22, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 1981.
GAO completed a review of Navy requirements determinations for aeronautical repair and spare parts at the Naval Aviation Supply Office. GAO also reviewed the Navy's techniques for forecasting leadtimes and demands.The Navy has used some innovative techniques to identify data trends and to forecast leadtime and demands which could be adaptable to other Department of Defense requirements determinati...
Navy's Berthing Facilities for Ships Undergoing Overhaul
PLRD-81-41: Published: Jun 23, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Navy's use of berthing facilities for ships undergoing overhaul. Each year the Navy overhauls approximately 65 ships in 50 different locations. Since many of these locations do not have adequate nearby berthing and messing facilities for the crews of the ships being overhauled, the Navy must find housing for the crews. When barracks are not available, the Navy prefers to house cre...
Two Navy Ship Contracts Modified Under Authority of Public Law 85-804--Status as of August 3, 1980
PLRD-82-8: Published: Oct 6, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1981.
GAO reported on the status of two modified shipbuilding contracts for 5 landing helicopter assault ships and 30 Spruance class destroyer ships. The report covered the contractor's fiscal year ended August 3, 1980. After years of disagreement over shipbuilding claims filed by the contractor, the Navy and the contractor agreed to a settlement. GAO reviewed the contracts to ensure that funds authoriz...
Supply Support Costs of Combat Ships Can Be Reduced by Millions and Readiness Enhanced
LCD-81-9: Published: Jan 15, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1981.
Prior reviews by GAO of the Navy's supply support of its submarine and aircraft carrier fleets disclosed that opportunities for significant reductions in inventory excesses and increased readiness exist for the Navy's fleet of combat surface force ships. Thus, GAO undertook a review of the Navy's supply support of its combat surface force ships in the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets.In its review, GAO...
Cost Estimates for U.S. and Canadian F/A-18 Strike Fighters
PSAD-80-74: Published: Aug 19, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1980.
Information was requested on the cost of the U.S. F/A-18 strike fighter aircraft. The U.S. F/A-18 aircraft's unit cost was compared to the the same aircraft ordered by Canada.The Canadian unit cost estimate of the F/A-18 aircraft is lower than the unit cost of U.S. aircraft which will be delivered over the same time period. However, the estimate for the Canadian purchase does not include research...
Two Navy Ship Contracts Modified by Public Law 85-804--Status as of July 29, 1979
PSAD-80-39: Published: Apr 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1980.
In compliance with Federal legislation, GA0 reviewed two Navy contracts awarded to Litton Systems, Inc., for landing helicopter assault (LHA) ships and destroyer (DD-963) vessels. The purpose of the review was to insure that funds authorized to provide relief to Litton are used only on these contracts and that the contractor does not realize any total combined profit on the contracts. The LHA and...
Increased Use of Available Aviation Assets in New Production Can Save Millions
LCD-79-201: Published: Mar 5, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1979.
Within the Department of the Navy, the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is responsible for the procurement of Navy aircraft, aircraft engines, and certain major aeronautical equipment. The Navy Aviation Supply Office (ASO) is responsible for the supply management of some 340,000 aeronautical spare parts and assemblies used to support the NAVAIR procured items.The Navy is incurring procurement an...
Navy's Service Life Extension Program (SLEP)
108611: Feb 9, 1979
The Navy's case study on the proposed service life extension work, and the relative advantages in awarding it to either a Naval shipyard or a private shipyard were analyzed. The Navy considered splitting the work, but felt the advantages in learning curve and work force management clearly pointed to doing all four carriers at one yard over a specified period of time. The Navy's original cost study...
The Navy's Ship Support Improvement Project
LCD-78-433: Published: Sep 12, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1978.
The Navy's Ship Support Improvement Project is designed to analyze and develop a maintenance system for all Navy surface ship classes. Concepts are being developed to bring about an early improvement in the ships' material condition, extend the operational use of ships, and improve material readiness. The project encompasses four major programs: (1) Guided Missile Frigate Class Support; (2) Engine...
The Secretary of the Navy's Proposal To Use Public Law 85-804 To Modify the LHA and DD-963 Slip Construction Contracts with Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Systems, Inc.
107245: Aug 25, 1978
The Navy Department proposed action to provide financial relief to a firm under two ship construction contracts. The proposed actions are within the authority conferred by Public Law 85-804. The settlement negotiated with the firm is apparently necessary to facilitate the national defense and to relieve uncertainties and cash flow demands that jeopardize its financial position. The proposal follow...