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In 1984, '''Executive Order 12472''' re-chartered the [[National Communication System]] ([[NCS]]) as those [[telecommunication]] assets owned or leased by the Federal government that can meet U.S. [[national security]] and emergency preparedness needs. The [[Department of Homeland Security]] inherited the [[NCS]] in 2003.
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In 1984, '''Executive Order 12472''' re-chartered the [[National Communication System]] ([[NCS]]) as those [[telecommunication]] assets owned or leased by the Federal government that can meet U.S. [[national security]] and emergency preparedness needs.
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Executive Order 12472 estab­lished a joint government-industry [[National Coordinating Center]] to assist in the initiation, coordina­tion, restoration and reconstitution of [[communications services]] or facilities under all conditions of crisis or emergency.
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The [[Department of Homeland Security]] inherited the [[NCS]] in 2003.
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Revision as of 05:50, 2 June 2009

Citation: Executive Order 12472 (1984).


In 1984, Executive Order 12472 re-chartered the National Communication System (NCS) as those telecommunication assets owned or leased by the Federal government that can meet U.S. national security and emergency preparedness needs.

Executive Order 12472 estab­lished a joint government-industry National Coordinating Center to assist in the initiation, coordina­tion, restoration and reconstitution of communications services or facilities under all conditions of crisis or emergency.

The Department of Homeland Security inherited the NCS in 2003.