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Agency:    Department of Defense--Military
Bureau:    Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
Account:    Research, development, test, and evaluation, Army (21-2040)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Comptroller Program/Budget
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOD.GOV   703-697-5131
Weather Intelligence Sensor System

1 recipient will receive $958,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: The Weather Intelligence Sensor System (WISS) is a new program to develop a lightweight passive weather suite to collect local weather parameters. This information is critical to radio/satellite communications transmissions and ballistic accuracy. In addition, other potential use for the WISS includes monitoring of atmospheric conditions as a predictive tool to track airborne biological/chemical agents and the spread of forest fires.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Custom Manufacturing & Engineering, Inc $958 For-Profit
St Petersburg, FL
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: 108-622
Location: Line 54, Page 263
Citation Excerpt: Weather Intelligence Sensor System

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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