TITLE

Reporting on Exported Articles and Services Needs to Be Improved

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/21/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the research conducted by U.S. Government Accountability Office on defense exports. The study identifies the magnitude and nature of defense articles and services exported and assesses the information currently reported on defense exports as well as the gaps and limitations in defense export data. The study finds that U.S. exports of defense articles such as military aircraft, firearms, and explosives are ranging from $19 billion to $22 billion annually.
ACCESSION #
53918649

 

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