This week in FCW history
Five years ago: April 20, 1998
DOD runs largest-ever battlefield simulation
Defense- and National Science Foundation-funded computer scientists recently completed the largest-ever battlefield simulation, in which more than 100,000 tanks, helicopters, missiles and other vehicles engaged in a computer-generated battle set in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq.
Four years ago: April 19, 1999
HUD may ask for Y2K help
The Department of Housing and Urban Development may ask Congress for additional funds and legislation to ensure that HUD's local housing authorities and business partners are prepared for the Year 2000 date change.
Three years ago: April 24, 2000
10 sites to watch
FCW highlights 10 unheralded but innovative Web sites that are paving the way to digital government.
Two years ago: April 23, 2001
Agencies warned on cookies
One year ago: April 22, 2002
Clarke floats options for GovNet
The Bush administration laid out options for securing critical government information systems, including everything from simply beefing up security on existing systems to building a governmentwide intranet that would wall off systems from the Internet.