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Founded 2009
Founder Anthony Vela
Joshua L. Davis
John Scott
Focus Open-source software in the military
Formerly called
Military Open Source Software Working Group

Mil-OSS, also known as the Military Open Source Software Working Group, is a group that promotes the use and creation of open-source software in the United States Department of Defense.[1][2] Every year, the organization hosts a conference promoting open-source solutions to military problems, generally held at the Georgia Tech Research Institute.[3][4][5] Mil-OSS is considered a working group of Open Source for America.[1]


  1. ^ a b "About Mil-OSS". Mil-OSS. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  2. ^ Shachtman, Noah (2010-08-04). "CIA Software Developer Goes Open Source, Instead". Wired. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Open Source Software In the Military". Slashdot. 2009-07-18. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  4. ^ Toon, John (2009). "Open Source Movement May Accelerate Military Software Development". Georgia Tech Research Institute. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  5. ^ "GTRI to Host Military Open Source Software Working Group". Georgia Tech Research Institute. 2009. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 

External links

  • Mil-OSS
  • Mil-OSS Google Group

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