The Year
2000 problem (also known as the Y2K problem, the millennium bug, the Y2K bug,
or simply Y2K) was a notable computer bug resulting from the practice in early
computer program design of representing the year with two digits.

This caused
some date-related processing to operate incorrectly for dates and times on and
after January 1, 2000 and on other critical dates which were billed “event

corrective action, long-working systems would break down when the “…97, 98,
99…” ascending numbering assumption suddenly became invalid. Companies and
organizations world-wide checked, fixed, and upgraded their computer systems.

following are documents pertaining to this topic.

Declassified Documents

All documents to
the year 2000 crisis from the NSA
– This request yielded an $8,000 charge
for documents relating to Y2K.

Audit Report, Year 2000 Issues Within the U.S. Pacific Command’s Area of
Responsibility, Host Nation Support to U.S. Forces in Japan, October 28, 1999

[41 Pages, 6.5MB]

Report of the Defense
Science Board Task Force on Year 2000, April 1998
[72 Pages, 1.5MB]