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U.S. Export-Import Bank: Process in Place to Ensure Compliance With Dual-Use Export Requirements
NSIAD-97-211: Published: Jul 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the end uses of dual-use exports financed by the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank), focusing on: (1) the nature and extent of the Eximbank's financing of dual-use exports; (2) the actions the Eximbank has taken to help ensure that the dual-use exports it finances are nonlethal and will be primarily used for civilian purposes; and (3) whether the acti...
Addressing the Deficit: Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work for Fiscal Year 1998
OCG-97-2: Published: Mar 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 1997.
GAO provided updated information on options that could be used to reduce the deficit, focusing on the budgetary implications of selected program reforms discussed in GAO's work but not yet implemented or enacted.GAO noted that: (1) clearly, Congress has many available options for dealing with the deficit; (2) under the Budget Enforcement Act (BEA), as amended, the spending and revenue options incl...
Addressing the Deficit: Updating the Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work
OCG-96-5: Published: Jun 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1996.
GAO provided updated information on spending reduction and revenue gain options that stemmed from key findings in GAO work, focusing on the: (1) analytical framework for considering individual options; and (2) estimates of budgetary savings or revenue gains of each option, where available.GAO found that: (1) the reported spending and revenue options could be used to reduce the deficit or to free u...
Concessions Contracting: Governmentwide Rates of Return
GGD-96-86: Published: Apr 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on government concession contracting in 1994, focusing on: (1) the extent of government concession operations; (2) the amount of and factors that affect federal concession returns; (3) how federal concession return rates compare with other governments' return rates; and (4) whether agencies' non-commission income gathering operations co...
1996 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions to Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-95-200BR: Published: Sep 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) and the military services' fiscal year (FY) 1996 operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests, focusing on potential reductions in the amounts requested for the O&M accounts.GAO found that the services' and DOD's FY 1996 O&M budget requests could be reduced by a total of about $4.9 billion including reductions in funding levels for activities such...
Budget Trends: Obligations by Item of Expense, Fiscal Years 1971-1994
AIMD-95-227: Published: Sep 12, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal spending patterns and trends by object classification, focusing on: (1) average annual growth rates; (2) historical trend data; and (3) fiscal year (FY) 1994 budget accounts by department and agency which obligated $100 million or more.GAO found that: (1) most object series and classes have shown real growth since FY 1971; (2...
Panama: DOD's Drawdown for the U.S. Military in Panama
NSIAD-95-183: Published: Aug 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1995.
GAO updated information on the U.S. military drawdown in Panama, focusing on: (1) the potential for a post-1999 U.S. presence in Panama; (2) the status of transfers of Department of Defense (DOD) properties and Panama's preparedness to accept them; (3) the coordination of treaty-related issues; (4) DOD environmental and property valuation policies; (5) DOD efforts to address employee terminations...
El Salvador: Limited Use of U.S. Firms in Military Aid Construction
NSIAD-89-132: Published: Jul 12, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Military Assistance Program (MAP)-funded construction contracts the Army Corps of Engineers awarded in El Salvador, focusing on the legality, propriety, and effects on U.S. firms of approved offshore procurement waivers, which opened competition to Salvadoran firms.GAO found that: (1) U.S. firms obtained 5 of 18 Salvadoran construction contracts au...
U.S.-Korea M-16 Rifle Coproduction Program
T-NSIAD-88-29A: Published: May 5, 1988. Publicly Released: May 5, 1988.
GAO discussed South Korea's compliance with and U.S. monitoring of the memorandum of understanding regarding coproduction of U.S. M-16 rifles. GAO noted that Korea violated the understanding by: (1) exceeding authorized production quantities; and (2) entering into third-party sales agreements without U.S. permission. GAO also noted that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) assigned Army liaison of...