North Atlantic Treaty Organization (71 - 80 of 133 items)
International Agreements: The U.S.-German Wartime Host Nation Support Agreement
NSIAD-88-20FS: Published: Nov 3, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the status of the implementation of and funding for the 1982 U.S.-German agreement for logistic support to U.S. forces in Germany in time of war or crisis, to determine the potential for budget reductions.GAO found that there was no potential to reduce funds, since: (1) the two countries and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) share th...
Aircraft Identification: Improved Aircraft Identification Capabilities: A Critical Need
NSIAD-86-181: Published: Aug 11, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1986.
GAO examined whether current capabilities for identifying aircraft allow the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) air defense forces to effectively use their weapons under all combat conditions and whether the United States and NATO could take steps to better use existing identification capabilities.GAO found that: (1) the United States and NATO have difficulty in iden...
Arms Export Control Act: Purpose and Use of Selected Provisions
NSIAD-86-46BR: Published: Jan 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain Arms Export Control Act (AECA) provisions designed to improve defense cooperation with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies.GAO noted that: (1) the President may grant waivers to eligible countries in connection with sales that significantly advance U.S. Government interests in NATO standardization; and (2) originally, only NATO...
Aircraft Identification Programs
127114: Jun 11, 1985
GAO testified on the status of aircraft identification issues to determine: (1) whether U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) armed forces have the identification capability needed to effectively employ air defense weapons; (2) the effectiveness of the joint office established in 1980 to address identification problems; and (3) where problems exist, what could or should be done in bot...
Comments on H.R. 4623, NATO Mutual Support Act of 1979
B-156489: Published: Oct 11, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO reviewed proposed legislation to give the Secretary of Defense authority to enter into agreements with NATO countries and subsidiary bodies to further operational and cross-servicing of forces. The terms of the proposed legislation were found to be broad and sweeping, failed to meet the objective of simply and concisely covering the needed authority, and would significantly impact upon other l...
Comments on H.R. 5580, The NATO Mutual Support Act of 1979
B-156489: Published: Oct 19, 1979. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
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Reductions in U.S. Costs To Station Forces in the Federal Republic of Germany and the United Kingdom Are Unlikely
NSIAD-84-130: Published: Jul 31, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1984.
GAO reported on the prospects for reducing the costs to the government of stationing U.S. troops in Germany and the United Kingdom.GAO found that the United States maintains over 350,000 troops in support of its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) commitments, and many more are stationed in the United States as NATO reinforcements. The Department of Defense (DOD) estimated that $122.3 billio...
Political and Economic Factors Influencing Economic Support Fund Programs
ID-83-43: Published: Apr 18, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO described and analyzed the allocation of bilateral foreign aid through the Economic Support Fund (ESF).Because foreign aid is used to further U.S. foreign policy objectives, ESF assistance has grown rapidly since 1975. The ESF provided $2.8 billion to 32 countries in 1982 and increased funding has been requested for fiscal year 1984. This growth is also rel...
U.S. Participation in the NATO Infrastructure Program
ID-83-3: Published: Jan 27, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1983.
GAO examined aspects of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) infrastructure, which is its commonly funded military construction program, to: (1) answer some frequently asked questions about how the program works; (2) identify actions to improve the future recovery from NATO of funds spent by the United States on prefinanced projects; and (3) suggest how savings could be achieved by the...
Future NATO Funding at Collocated Operating Bases Should Focus on Key Needs
C-ID-83-1: Published: Jan 14, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the status and implementation of the collocated operating bases program for augmenting U.S. and allied bases located in Europe with U.S. equipment and aircraft in the event of an emergency. Since GAO first assessed the program in 1977, Congress has been concerned about the increasing requests for U.S. funding to support construction projects for...