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May 23, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Acquisition of the Navy’s Mine Countermeasures Mission Package (Project No. D2017-D000AE-0147.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Navy is effectively managing the development of a mine countermeasures mission package that will allow the Littoral Combat Ship to detect and neutralize or avoid mines in support of fleet operations.

May 18, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Navy Systems Management Activity’s Financial Statement Compilation Adjustments and Information Technology Corrective Action Plan Validation Process (Project No. D2017-D000FS-0148.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our audit objective is to determine whether adjustments made to Navy Systems Management Activity data during the FY 2017 financial statement compilation process were adequately documented and supported in accordance with the DoD Financial Management Regulation. We will also review the Navy Systems Management Activity’s process for validating its information technology corrective actions plans.

May 15, 2017

Project Announcement: Followup Audit on Application Level General Controls for the Defense Cash Accountability System (Project No. D2017-D000FL-0141.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Defense Finance and Accounting Service implemented corrective actions for the recommendations in DoD OIG Report No. DODIG-2017-015, "Application Level General Controls for the Defense Cash Accountability System Need Improvement," November 10, 2016, and determine whether those actions corrected the reported problems.

May 15, 2017

Project Announcement: Summary Report on DoD's Compliance With the Berry Amendment and the Buy American Act for Selected Items (Project No. D2017-D000CG-0144.000)

We plan to begin the summary audit immediately. This audit is the fifth and final in a series of audits in response to Section 1601 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2014, which requires the DoD Office of the Inspector General to periodically audit contracting practices and policies related to the Berry Amendment under section 2533a, title 10, United States Code. See the attached announcement letters for the projects that will be included in this summary audit. Our objective is to determine whether the DoD awarded contracts that complied with Berry Amendment and the Buy American Act when purchasing covered items.

May 8, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of Defense Contract Management Agency's Information Technology Contracts (Project No. D2017-D000CI-0140.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. We are conducting this audit in response to a management request for an audit of information technology contracts at Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA). Our objective is to determine whether the DCMA properly awarded and administered information technology contracts.

May 5, 2017

Project Announcement: Evaluation of DoD Hotline Complaint Regarding a Contracting Officer’s Actions Taken in Response to Noncompliant Costs Reported by Defense Contract Audit Agency (Project No. D2017-DAPOCF-0142.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in May 2017 in response to a DoD Hotline complaint. Our objective is to determine whether a Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) contracting officer took appropriate action on a Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) report identifying over $1 million in costs that did not comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulations. This evaluation will include, but is not limited to, interviewing DCMA and DCAA personnel and reviewing relevant Agency documents.

April 28, 2017

Project Announcement: Followup Audit on Report No. DODIG-2012-090, "Improvements Needed to Strengthen the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System Security Posture" (Project No. D2017-D000RD-0137.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our objective is to determine whether the Defense Manpower Data Center effectively implemented corrective actions to remediate physical and cybersecurity weaknesses identified in Report No. DODIG-2012-090 "Improvements Needed to Strengthen the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System Security Posture." The audit report contained 32 recommendations addressing weaknesses in how Defense Manpower Data Center personnel implemented 33 DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process controls for protecting the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System from internal and external cyber threats.

April 28, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the Accuracy of Data in the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network Informalion Technology Registry (Project No. D2017-D000RD-0134.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2017. Our objective is to determine whether DoD Components are recording accurate information technology data in the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network Information Technology Registry.

April 26, 2017

Project Announcement: Quality Control Review of the Defense Information Systems Agency Audit Organization (Project No. D2017-DAPOIA-0139.000)

The Office of the Assistant Inspector General for Audit Policy and Oversight will begin the subject review in May 2017. The Government Auditing Standards require that an audit organization performing government audits have an appropriate internal quality control system and undergo an external quality control review every three years by an organization that is independent of the organization being reviewed. Our objective is to determine whether the DISA audit organization system of quality control is suitably designed and whether the audit organization is complying with its quality control system to provide it with reasonable assurance of conformity with the applicable professional standards.

April 24, 2017

Project Announcement: Audit of the Department of the Army General Fund Basic Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ending September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016 (Project No. D2017-D000FI-0131.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in April 2017. The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, requires this audit. In accordance with the Act, the DoD Office of Inspector General is the principal auditor for the Department of the Army General Fund Basic Financial Statements. Our audit objective is to determine whether the Army General Fund Basic Financial Statements as of September 30, 2017, and September 30, 2016, taken as a whole, were presented fairly, in all material respects, and in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.