TITLE

Y2K Clock Is Ticking

AUTHOR(S)
Kitfield, James
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Government Executive;Aug99 Special Annual Issue Top 200, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides an overview on procurement contracts for electronics and communications equipment of the United States Department of Defense (DoD). Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem's assessment of the impact of Y2K; Concern over the prospect of meltdowns at Russian nuclear reactors; Factors that may hinder the military's ability to respond to possible Y2K-related domestic disturbances.
ACCESSION #
3756281

 

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