' IG report is in. The Defense Department inspector general has found that maintenance and readiness records were falsified at the Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey training squadron in New River, N.C. The IG found, however, that the falsifications had no connection to two V-22 crashes that killed a total of 33 Marines. Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James L. Jones requested the independent review after allegations surfaced that Marines assigned to the squadron had been told to falsify readiness records to cover up maintenance problems.

' The Army awards. The Army Communications-Electronics Command has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. a contract potentially worth $70 million to deploy the Joint Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support system to almost 50 Army and Air Force sites. CSC will also upgrade the sites that already have the JCALS system. Under the contract, CSC will provide commercial hardware, software and communications technology. Companies teamed with CSC include Compaq Computer Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and Integration Technologies Group Inc. of Falls Church, Va. They will provide warranty maintenance services to the sites.

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