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Us Department Of Defence Going Open Source?


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It’s been no secret that the DoD has considered open source for a long time. Consideration has finally reached adoption. The proof? A new site, based on Sourceforge.net, Forge.mil, will serve as a repository for open source, defense-related software. Anyone can join the site - so long as they have a DOD, CAC, or ECA certificate. The site currently only contains information and no code. The site itself is nothing more than the Sourceforge code updated to meet DoD standards.



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Speaking of out sourcing, wasn't it just a few months back that the Air Force "out Sourced" a contract to build our refueling tankers out of the country ? That finally became a congrestional hearing and as a result the contract was recinded. Bad enough to outsource automobile manufacturer etc. much less defense contracts for our armed service equipment and technology !!! :ninja:




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