B-146733, JUL. 22, 1964

B-146733: Jul 22, 1964

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TO HEDRICK AND LANE: RECEIPT IS ACKNOWLEDGED OF YOUR LETTER OF JULY 14. INTERIM COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED DRAFT REPORT WERE FURNISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ON MAY 28. FINAL COMMENTS THEREON ARE TO BE SUBMITTED BY THE DEPARTMENT AT A DATE YET TO BE DETERMINED. WE ARE PROCEEDING WITH PREPARATION OF THE FINAL REPORT BUT AT THIS TIME WE ARE UNABLE TO ESTIMATE THE DATE WHEN THE FINAL REPORT WILL BE RELEASED. WE WILL AFFORD YOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT YOUR VIEWS PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF THE FINAL REPORT. WE WILL ADVISE YOU AT A LATER DATE WHEN A MEETING ON THE REPORT MAY BE ARRANGED. IS BEING CONSIDERED BY ROBERT H.

B-146733, JUL. 22, 1964

TO HEDRICK AND LANE:

RECEIPT IS ACKNOWLEDGED OF YOUR LETTER OF JULY 14, 1964, WITH FURTHER REFERENCE TO OUR PROPOSED DRAFT REPORT ON THE "OVERPRICING OF AIRCRAFT ELEVATOR MACHINERY INSTALLED ON CARRIER U.S.S. ENTERPRISE BY WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, ELEVATOR DIVISION, JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY, SUBCONTRACTOR UNDER PRIME CONTRACT NCBS-3959 AWARDED TO NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK COMPANY, NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA.'

INTERIM COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED DRAFT REPORT WERE FURNISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ON MAY 28, 1964. FINAL COMMENTS THEREON ARE TO BE SUBMITTED BY THE DEPARTMENT AT A DATE YET TO BE DETERMINED. WE ARE PROCEEDING WITH PREPARATION OF THE FINAL REPORT BUT AT THIS TIME WE ARE UNABLE TO ESTIMATE THE DATE WHEN THE FINAL REPORT WILL BE RELEASED. HOWEVER, AS REQUESTED IN YOUR LETTER OF MAY 7, 1964, WE WILL AFFORD YOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT YOUR VIEWS PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF THE FINAL REPORT. WE WILL ADVISE YOU AT A LATER DATE WHEN A MEETING ON THE REPORT MAY BE ARRANGED.

THIS REPORT, AMONG OTHERS DEALING WITH THE WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, IS BEING CONSIDERED BY ROBERT H. RUMIZEN, ATTORNEY, OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, AND BY THE AUDIT STAFF OF J. K. FASICK, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, DEFENSE ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING DIVISION.