Mission Accomplished

For the inaugural Monticello Awards, Federal Computer Week hailed the 10 most successful computer systems in the federal government from 1987 to 1997. Here's the list from a special supplement titled "Mission Accomplished":

    * National Crime Information Center

    * Environmental Control System

    * Next-Generation Weather Radar

    * The Internet

    * Global Positioning System

    * Organ Procurement & Transplantation Net

    * Mobile Emergency Response Support

    * Primetime III

    * Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System-II

    * Toxics Release Inventory

You can read more about the systems via the Monticello Awards link at www.fcw.com/fed100.

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