September 09, 2005
NARA Announces E-Records Advisory Committee and Contract to Build E-Archives
National Archives Announces Advisory Committee for Electronic Records Archives
NARA press release, September 8, 2005: "Today, Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein announced the award of a $308 million, six year contract to Lockheed Martin to build the Electronic Records Archives (ERA) system for the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The ERA system will capture and preserve the electronic records of the federal government, regardless of format, ensure hardware and software independence, and provide access to the American public and Federal officials."