DOD moves Google-like tool for searching U.S. military weapon spending behind firewall

By Jason Sherman / November 3, 2020 at 3:54 PM
The Defense Department has slammed the door on public access to a Google-like research tool that allows users to quickly navigate the U.S. military’s unclassified and unwieldy annual budget -- now more than $700 billion and spread across scores of volumes, some thousands of pages long -- moving the important resource behind a firewall where it sits with classified research accessible to government employees only. On Oct. 26, the Defense Technical Information Center removed from its public website its DOD...

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