TITLE

IT Earmarks

AUTHOR(S)
Tiron, Roxana
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Sea Power;Dec2008, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the 2009 congressional earmarking for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps' information technology (IT) and communications systems which includes wireless technology, advanced skills management, centralized networks, datalinks and maintenance programs. It notes that the IT appropriations for the Navy and Marine Corps will be spread to smaller defense projects across procurement, research, operations, and maintenance budgets.
ACCESSION #
36443940

 

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