provide selected users with a highly survivable, inter agency, switched voice and data telephone service based on a distributed system of call controllers and making use of a nonstandard routing scheme designed to find any available route to a destination. NETS is described and analyzed fully in the previously published report of this committee (National Research Council, 1987).

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