U.S. Navy (21 - 30 of 58 items)
Navy Maintenance: Costs To Overhaul Navy Ships at Private Shipyards
NSIAD-86-27: Published: Jan 9, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the estimated and actual costs to overhaul Navy ships at private shipyards; (2) selected contract modifications to determine their effect on contract costs; (3) the size of price increases in fixed-priced contracts in contrast with those in cost-type contracts; and (4) Navy policies for geographically distributing the work.GAO found that: (...
Navy Contracting: Navy's Plan to Second Source Aegis Shipyard Integration and Testing
NSIAD-86-20FS: Published: Dec 2, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's plans to establish a second source for the Aegis combat system shipyard test and integration function. Specifically GAO reviewed the: (1) cost-effectiveness of second sourcing this function; (2) selection and role of the second source contractor; (3) effects second sourcing will have on the quality of the system; and (4) ability of ot...
The Navy's Fleet Expansion
127879: Sep 6, 1985
GAO discussed the Navy's ability to effectively plan and manage its fleet expansion program, specifically: (1) the Navy's ability to reach its 600-ship force goal; (2) operating and support aspects of the expanded fleet; and (3) areas in which decisions will have to be made concerning the optimum use of available resources. GAO found that, although the Navy will numerically reach a 600-ship force...
Navy Actions To Improve Overhaul Work at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
NSIAD-85-51: Published: Mar 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined alleged deficiencies in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard's (PNSY) Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) for the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Saratoga, focusing on actions the Navy took to: (1) improve overall performance at the shipyard; and (2) preclude a recurrence of the type of technical problems experienced by SLEP.GAO found that, as part of a strat...
Opportunities To Strengthen Navy Aircraft Engine Research and Technology Program Planning
NSIAD-85-13: Published: Dec 4, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 1984.
GAO reviewed the adequacy of the Navy's procedures for planning and selecting its aviation propulsion research and technology development projects. Shortly before the review, the Navy undertook or planned a number of initiatives to improve its planning for engine research and technology development projects. These included a long-range propulsion plan, supporting program plans, and analyses of how...
Survey of Distribution of Automotive Tires
089390: Dec 10, 1975
No summary is currently available...
Need To Better Control and Account for Refunds for Unused Transportation Services
AFMD-83-83: Published: Jul 27, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 1983.
GAO reviewed the results of Army and Navy central systems for controlling and accounting for refunds from passenger carriers for unused transportation services.GAO found that, although the Department of Defense requires efficient handling and cancellation of unused tickets, the review identified certain recurring problems, including: (1) unused tickets were not promptly submitted to the central re...
Time Required and the Costs Incurred, by Type of Navy Ship, for Making Round Trips From Selected Homeports to Various European Mission Areas
B-168700: Published: Apr 8, 1974. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Alternatives Available To Fulfill the Navy's Training Carrier Needs
PLRD-83-56: Published: Mar 17, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's requirement and justification for not reactivating an Essex-class aircraft carrier for use as a replacment for the Lexington as the Navy's dedicated carrier for training pilots.GAO found that replacing the Lexington with another Essex-class carrier was not a viable alternative, because the Essex-class carriers that could be reactivate...
Obtaining Navy Ships by Long-Term Charters (Rent-a-Navy)
122674: Feb 28, 1983
Testimony was given concerning prior GAO work on the Navy's program to lease rather than purchase nine tankers and a new GAO study on recent proposals to lease rather than purchase Government equipment. While the results of the new study have not been completed, the issues surrounding today's leases are similar to those reported on earlier. In 1973 GAO found that, by renting instead of purchasing...