Accession Number : ADA326151

Title :   Navy's Evaluation Process in Ship Donation.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

PDF Url : ADA326151

Report Date : JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : On August 21, 1996, the Secretary of the Navy announced his decision to donate the USS Missouri, a ship of historical significance, to the USS Missouri Memorial Association in Hawaii. At your request, we reviewed the facts surrounding the donation process. Specifically, we obtained information on the (1) process of applying for the ship, (2) evaluation criteria and weighting used to evaluate the applications, and (3) use of the criteria and weighting in the selection process. On May 22, 1997, we briefed you on the results of our work, which is summarized below. Additional details on our results are contained in the enclosed briefing charts.

Descriptors :   *BATTLESHIPS, MILITARY HISTORY, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, NAVAL PLANNING.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE