Late News

May 2001
RCR Wireless News;5/21/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p1
Trade Publication
Deals with the procurement program established by the United States (U.S.) Department of Defense to ensure that new weapon systems do not interfere with commercial wireless systems. Views on the program by the U.S. General Accounting Office; Revision of the procedures and policies of the Joint Chiefs of Staff toward military procurement programs.


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