Naval procurement (1 - 10 of 50 items)
Department of the Navy: Unauthorized Activity Codes Used to Requisition New and Excess DOD Property
GAO-01-206R: Published: Jan 8, 2001. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 2001.
GAO examined Navy inventory management activities to determine whether any unauthorized activity codes had been used to requisition new and excess property. GAO found that as of June 2000, the Navy maintained 2,002 activity codes identified as unauthorized to requisition government property. However, during the last five years, 663 of these codes were used to requisition more than $2 billion in ne...
Navy Mine Warfare: Plans to Improve Countermeasures Capabilities Unclear
NSIAD-98-135: Published: Jun 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's mine countermeasures efforts, focusing on the: (1) Navy's plans for improving mine countermeasures (MCM) capabilities; (2) status of current research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) programs; and (3) process the Department of Defense (DOD) used to prepare the annual certification required by Public Law 102-190.GAO noted that:...
Navy Aviation: F/A-18E/F Development and Production Issues
NSIAD-98-61: Published: Mar 13, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the F/A-18E/F development program, focusing on the: (1) status of the E/F development flight test program; (2) deficiencies that have been identified to date and corrective actions planned; and (3) current cost estimate for the program.GAO noted that: (1) the Navy has revised the F/A-18E/F flight test program by decreasing the data collection requi...
Airborne Self-Protection Jammer
NSIAD-97-46R: Published: Jan 29, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the testing and data now available concerning the operational effectiveness and suitability of the Airborne Self-Protection Jammer (ASPJ).GAO noted that: (1) test results and operational data now available do not support restarting ASPJ production; (2) reasons for this are the limitations in the scope of recent testing and a lack of demonstrated im...
CEC Sale of Federal Spectrum
NSIAD-97-40R: Published: Nov 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1996.
GAO provided information on the effects of the transfer of certain radio frequencies on the Navy's Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) Program. GAO noted that: (1) the government conducts about 90 percent of its radio frequency operations below 3.1 gigahertz, but only has exclusive use of 17 percent of the spectrum; (2) the federal government is required to provide a span of radio frequencies...
Navy Inventory: Better Controls Needed Over Planned Program Requirements
NSIAD-93-151: Published: Jul 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Navy's management of planned program requirements for ship and submarine parts, focusing on the Navy's program monitoring and internal controls for these requirements.GAO found that: (1) internal control weaknesses in the Navy's Ships Parts Control Center's planned program requirements system include duplicate and unauthorized program requirement records, inappropriate records, an...
NSIAD-93-91R: Published: Dec 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1992.
GAO reviewed Department of Defense (DOD) comments on its report on aircraft sales to foreign governments to fund radar procurements. GAO found that: (1) DOD did not use sales proceeds to replace the two aircraft sold to a foreign country as required; (2) the aircraft designated by the Navy as replacements were fully funded with appropriations without the sales proceeds; and (3) the recommendation...
Seawolf Contract Terminations
NSIAD-93-41R: Published: Nov 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided details of the Navy's plans to use legislative funds to preserve the nuclear-powered submarine industrial base. GAO noted that: (1) congressional conferees made $540.2 million available to help preserve the industrial base for submarine construction; (2) the Navy plans to use these funds to partially fund SSN-21 and SSN-22 cost growth and to purcha...
Submarine Combat System: BSY-2 Development Risks Must Be Addressed and Production Schedule Reassessed
IMTEC-91-30: Published: Aug 22, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified technical risks in the Navy's SSN-21 Seawolf attack submarine's AN/BSY-2 (BSY-2) automated combat system, focusing on: (1) software and hardware development, design, testing, and integration; and (2) the use of independent verification and validation.GAO found that: (1) the BSY-2 combat system will largely dictate SSN-21 effectiveness, costing $1...
Deferment Actions Associated With the Navy A-12 Aircraft
T-NSIAD-91-51: Published: Jul 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1991.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) decision to defer repayment of progress payments to former Navy A-12 contractors pending a settlement, focusing on the impact analysis, data used, and the reasonableness of the deferment decision. GAO found that: (1) DOD did not document its analysis; (2) DOD based its deferment decision on early information indicating that the contractor was in a we...