US plans wireless network for future wars

Monday, 15 November 2004, 2:32 PM EST

The Pentagon, which invented the precursor to the Internet 40 years ago, has laid the first connections for a secure, wireless Information network that proponents say will fundamentally transform warfare, The New York Times has reported.

Estimates are that the Global Information Grid will cost $US200 billion ($A262 billion) in the next decade alone, but take two decades to complete.

At The Age.

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