Release No: 017-97
February 10, 1997
Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology
Paul Kaminski and representatives from Environmental Research
Institute of Michigan (ERIM) and Intermap Technologies Inc. will
sign an innovative agreement designed to save the government
moneyparticipate in a signing ceremony and news briefing,
Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 10 a.m. (EST) in the Pentagon, room 2E781.
Following the ceremony, Dr. Kaminski and the industry officials
will answer questions from the news media.
The agreement allows Intermap to commercialize a government-
funded, advanced radar system. The commercialization will
maintain and improve an important military mapping capability,
and the agreement guarantees the Department of Defense continued
preferred access. The system was originally developed and
demonstrated by ERIM in a 1992-1996 effort jointly funded by DoD