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Military Embedded Systems

Legacy Software Migration

Data-centric mediation tools resolve the legacy source-code conundrum

Gordon Hunt RTI

Government acquisition policies and contracts have assumed that source code equaled control of portability, extensibility, and interoperability. Unfortunately, control is an illusion. The reality is that the DoD now has millions of lines of code, divorced from their original architects and developers, that the government seeks to reuse - and it often costs more to reuse than to develop from scratch.