The Resource Export Controls Information on the Decision to Revise High Performance Computer Controls

Export Controls Information on the Decision to Revise High Performance Computer Controls

Label
Export Controls Information on the Decision to Revise High Performance Computer Controls
Title
Export Controls Information on the Decision to Revise High Performance Computer Controls
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In January 1996, the executive branch revised controls on the export of U.S. manufactured high performance computers (HPC) by raising thresholds of computer performance for which exporters must obtain a license. Subsequently, several unlicensed HPCS were exported to both China and Russia, including 17 computers illegally sent to a Russian nuclear weapons lab. You expressed concerns that U.S. national security interests may have been compromised by such sales and requested that we (1) assess the basis for the executive branch's revision of HPC export controls and (2) identify changes in licensing activities and the implementation of certain U.S. licensing and export enforcement requirements since the revision. You also asked us to determine the current foreign availability of HPCs, particularly for certain countries of national security concern
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DTICE
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National security
  • Exports
  • Supercomputers
  • Foreign technology
  • Threat evaluation
  • Electronic security
  • Technology assessment
  • Government and Political Science
  • Computer Hardware
Label
Export Controls Information on the Decision to Revise High Performance Computer Controls
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
50 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227879929
  • (OCoLC)ocn227879929
Label
Export Controls Information on the Decision to Revise High Performance Computer Controls
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
50 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227879929
  • (OCoLC)ocn227879929

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