Strategic Defense Initiative Program:

Information on Contracting and Other Activities

NSIAD-86-151FS: Published: Jul 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1986.

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GAO provided information on the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) research projects, specifically: (1) the contract reporting system; (2) the Innovative Science and Technology Office; (3) foreign contracting; and (4) the planned Strategic Defense Initiative Institute.

GAO found that: (1) at the time of its review, the contract reporting system did not contain complete information on all contractual obligations; (2) funding for the Innovative Science and Technology Office was $28 million for fiscal year (FY) 1985 and will increase to $111 million for FY 1986; (3) only three foreign contractors were working on SDIO projects as of May 1986; and (4) the Department of Defense appointed an advisory group to determine the organizational structure of the Strategic Defense Initiative Institute.

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