National security (51 - 53 of 53 items)
Excess Navy Ships Sold to Foreign Countries at Understated Prices
NSIAD-84-7: Published: Apr 12, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1984.
GAO reviewed Navy policies and procedures for selling excess ships to foreign countries.GAO found that the 11 ships sold during 1981 and 1982 were not priced in accordance with Navy guidelines which require that ships be sold at the higher of fair or scrap value. By using scrap value to set prices for eight of the sales, the Navy did not: (1) include the amount spent to upgrade the ships while the...
Improved Analysis Needed To Evaluate DOD's Proposed Long-Term Leases of Capital Equipment
PLRD-83-84: Published: Jun 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 5, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the practices and procedures which are followed by the government in its long-term leasing of capital equipment. GAO limited its review to those long-term leasing programs which the Navy and the Air Force have announced for noncombatant auxiliary cargo and tanker ships and trainer and Tanker Transport Bomber aircraft.GAO found that, contrary to the...
Export Control Regulation Could Be Reduced Without Affecting National Security
ID-82-14: Published: May 26, 1982. Publicly Released: May 26, 1982.
GAO was requested to examine how well the export control system is carrying out the Export Administration Act's national security goal of controlling exports of militarily significant technology and products to the Soviet Union and other Eastern bloc nations.The government carefully examines less than 1 out of every 17 export applications it processes. The need to continue licensing requirements f...