Aircraft Modifications:

Overestimates of Costs Generate Excess Funds

NSIAD-87-199BR: Published: Aug 31, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1987.

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In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Air Force's use of appropriated funds for B-52, A-10, and F-111 aircraft modifications.

GAO found that the Air Force: (1) did not always obligate funds for the modifications it requested; (2) obligated funds for modifications for which it did not receive appropriations; and (3) often received appropriated funds which varied by 25 percent from the amounts it obligated. GAO also found that: (1) the Air Force followed established funding guidelines; and (2) there was no indication that the Air Force requested funds with the intent of making changes to produce excess funds.

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