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PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE FOR DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SOFTWARE
Pub. L. 102-396, title IX, Sec. 9070, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat.
1918, provided that: ''Notwithstanding any other provision of law,
where cost effective, all Department of Defense software shall be
written in the programming language Ada, in the absence of special
exemption by an official designated by the Secretary of Defense.''
Similar provisions were contained in the following prior
Pub. L. 102-172, title VIII, Sec. 8073, Nov. 26, 1991, 105 Stat.
Pub. L. 101-511, title VIII, Sec. 8092, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat.