2. MIC is military-industrial complex, i.e., not just actual DOD government employees,
but also all the contractors the DOD uses. And the DOD uses a lot of contractors -- not just to build weaponry, but also to staff their offices, provide support services to warfighters in the theater, etc.
There have been three major iterations of DU software. We made the transition from the second version (DU2) to the third (DU3) last December. IIRC, we went from DU1 to DU2 in 2003, before I signed up.