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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 250-99
October 07, 1999

CTBT Demonstration at Prototype IDC

The Defense Department will host a Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) demonstration on Friday, Oct. 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. EDT at the prototype International Data Center (IDC) located at the Center for Monitoring Research (CMR) in Rosslyn, Va.

The prototype IDC, a data collection, analysis and distribution system, and the International Monitoring System, a network of 321 monitoring stations worldwide, are part of the global verification regime necessary to ensure compliance with the CTBT.

The CMR is located at 1700 North 13th St., Suite 1450. More information on the center can be found at www.pidc.org.

Media should arrive at the CMR by 1:45 p.m. EDT.

Media interested in attending the demonstration should contact Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Cooper at (703) 697-3189.