Coast Guard: Strategies for Procuring New Ships, Aircraft, and Other Assets

T-RCED-99-116 Published: Mar 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Coast Guard's plans for modernizing its ships, aircraft, and other capital assets needed to carry out its missions, as well as the agency's plans and strategies to fund these needs, focusing on the Coast Guard's progress in: (1) justifying the Deepwater Capability Replacement Project and addressing GAO's concerns about its affordability; and (2) developing strategies and plans for funding its capital needs within a constrained fiscal environment.

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