NAVY - SECNAV 4900.50
(ASN(RD&A) NIPO) TRANSFER OF U.S. NAVAL VESSELS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
|Publication Date:||29 August 2008|
Provides policy guidance and procedures for the transfer of U.S. Naval vessels to foreign governments and international organizations (hereinafter, "foreign government" or "recipient") under provisions of references (a), (b), and (c).
a. This instruction applies to the transfer of Naval vessels which have been, or will be, removed from service in the U.S. Navy. It does not apply to the sale and delivery of Naval vessels to foreign customers from new procurement.
b. Training associated with Naval vessel transfers is addressed in references (a), (b), (d), and (e).
c. Each Naval vessel transfer will be initiated by separate Navy International Programs Office (Navy IPO) message or letter which will instruct the implementing agent to adhere to procedures provided.
To implement policies and procedures for the transfer of U.S. Naval vessels and service craft (hereinafter "Naval vessels" or "ships") by sale, lease, loan, grant, or any other arrangement to foreign governments and international organizations.