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Cooperative Threat Reduction: Review of DOD's June 1997 Report on Assistance Provided
NSIAD-97-218: Published: Sep 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 5, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) June 1997 report on Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) assistance provided to Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine, focusing on whether it: (1) contained current and complete data on CTR assistance deliveries, including the current location and condition of the assistance provided; (2) described how CTR-provi...
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...
Export Controls: Sensitive Machine Tool Exports to China
NSIAD-97-4: Published: Nov 19, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the circumstances surrounding the export of machine tools by the McDonnell Douglas Corporation to the China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation (CATIC), focusing on: (1) the military and civil applications of the equipment and whether these military applications are important to China's military modernization plans; (2) the proce...
Foreign Missile Threats: Analytic Soundness of Certain National Intelligence Estimates
NSIAD-96-225: Published: Aug 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the soundness of certain national intelligence estimates (NIE) on the threat to the United States from foreign missile systems, focusing on comparing the content and conclusions of NIE 95-19, which analyzed emerging threats to North America during the next 15 years, with the content and conclusions of two previous NIEs prepared in 1993.GAO found th...
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...
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...
Procurement: Contract for Purchase and Storage of Jet Fuel in Bahrain
NSIAD-88-50BR: Published: Dec 2, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a Defense Fuel Supply Center (DFSC) sole-source contract award for the purchase and storage of jet fuel in Bahrain, focusing on: (1) DFSC procurement practices; (2) contract administration quality assurance inspections; and (3) storage fees.GAO found that DFSC: (1) compromised quality assurance procedures to the extent of inadequately protecting th...
Approval of the Design of the Defense Intelligence Agency Accounting System
AFMD-81-113: Published: Sep 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1981.
GAO reviewed the design of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) accounting system.GAO determined that the design of the system conformed to all approved accounting principles and standards of the Department of Defense. Certain aspects of the accounting system are processed by the Air Force and the Department of State. These aspects will be evaluated at a later date. However, if it is determined t...