Accession Number:

ADA129471

Title:

Navy's F/A-18 Program Faces Budget Concerns and Performance Limitations as Aircraft Enter the Fleet.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC MISSION ANALYSIS AND SYSTEMS ACQUISITION DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-06-10

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

This report discusses the Navys FA-18 strike-fighter program and three issues which it is facing FA-18 funding practices, performance problems, and fleet introduction. This review was made to determine The amount of FA-18 support funds used to finance budget shortfalls and overruns and the operational effect of this financing practice on the Navys ability to adequately support the aircraft and The operational test and evaluation results and the effect of performance problems on the aircrafts operational effectiveness.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft
  • Administration and Management
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE