Defense Base Realignment and Closure Budget Data for the Closure of Naval Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, and Realignment of P-3 Aircraft Squadrons to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington
INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA
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Introduction. This report is one in a series of reports about FY 1997 Defense base realignment and closure military construction costs. Public Law 102-190, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993, December 5, 1991, directs the Secretary of Defense to ensure that the amount of the authorization that DoD requested for each military construction project associated with Defense base realignment and closure does not exceed the original estimated cost provided to the Commission on Defense Base Closure and Realignment the Commission. If the requested budget amounts exceed the original project cost estimates provided to the Commission, the Secretary of Defense is required to explain to Congress the reasons for the differences. The Office of the Inspector General, DoD, is required to review each Defense base realignment and closure military construction project for which a significant difference exists frorn the original cost estimate and to provide the results of the review to the congressional Defense committees. Our audits include all projects valued at more than 1 million. Audit Objectives. The overall audit objective was to determine the accuracy of Defense base realignment and closure military construction budget data. This report provides the results of the audit of one project, valued at 3.2 million, for the closure of Naval Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, and realignment of P-3 aircraft squadrons to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington.
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