Hearings on National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000--H.R. 1401 and Oversight of Previously Authorized Programs Before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session: Military Research and Development Subcommittee on Title II--research, Development, Test, and Evaluation : Hearings Held February 25 and March 11, 1999, Volume 5

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000 - 292 pages
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