Accession Number : ADA118235

Title :   GAO Analysis of Projects Proposed by the Department of Defense of Multiyear Contracting in Its Fiscal Year 1983 Budget Request.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC PROCUREMENT LOGISTICS AND READINESS DIV

PDF Url : ADA118235

Report Date : 29 Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This report examines nine major systems and three other projects proposed by the Department of Defense to be acquired using multiyear contracts in fiscal year 1983. GAO'S review assesses the accuracy and validity of the cost savings estimates, the appropriateness of the projects proposed for multiyear contracting, the adequacy of the standards of approval for successful projects, the effect of multiyear contracting on flexibility in service budgets and the overall Defense budget, the effectiveness of multiyear contracting as a management device to improve the industrial base, and the appropriateness of spare parts procurement through multiyear contracts.

Descriptors :   *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, *CONTRACTS, BUDGETS, COST ESTIMATES, ACCURACY, VALIDATION, MILITARY BUDGETS

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE