Pentagon Approves Funding for Single Integrated Air Picture Office

By Thomas Duffy / January 18, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Deputy Defense Secretary Rudy de Leon gave final approval last week to a shift of $63 million from the services' fiscal years 2001 and 2002 budgets to the Single Integrated Air Picture office, which was set up last year to resolve interoperability problems among the major military commands. The task force will use the money to study current capabilities and "recommend modifications to contributing systems in an effort to integrate and develop a common, unambiguous, accurate and timely air picture...

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