Adam J. Hebert

Adam J. Hebert was a writer and editor with Inside Defense until August 2002.

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Daily News | September 24, 2001

President Bush announced today he signed an executive order that freezes the assets of those connected with terrorist organizations, and that prohibits U.S. citizens and companies from doing business with these organizations.

Daily News | September 21, 2001

U.S. Special Operations Forces are well prepared for their mission and represent the logical choice for units to use in the early days of a war against terrorism, a prominent defense expert said today.

Daily News | September 19, 2001

The National Guard's weapons of mass destruction civil-support teams endured more than a year's worth of delays before the first units were certified to respond to possible WMD attacks in July.

Daily News | September 18, 2001

One week after the deadliest terror attacks ever committed on U.S. soil, NORAD continues to direct the Air National Guard combat air patrols maintaining air sovereignty over Washington, DC, and New York City.

Daily News | September 17, 2001

Asked at a Pentagon media briefing if he wants indicted international terrorist Osama bin Laden dead, President Bush said today, "I want him -- I want justice."

Daily News | September 14, 2001

The Air National Guard today received permission to call up as many as 13,000 personnel to perform homeland security and civil support missions as part of larger activation of up to 50,000 reservists.

Daily News | September 13, 2001

NATO and Russian officials agreed today to cooperate to defeat the "scourge" of international terrorism in response to the deadly attacks Tuesday against the Pentagon and the World Trade Center.

Daily News | September 12, 2001

A day after the deadliest terror attacks ever directed against U.S. citizens, Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) said indicted international terrorist Osama bin Laden's past actions justify military action against him, perhaps even before the investigation into the Tuesday attacks against the Pentagon and the World Trade Center are complete.

Daily News | September 6, 2001

Lockheed Martin has completed the first phase of F-16 flight testing with conformal fuel tanks, the company announced today.

Daily News | September 5, 2001

A joint U.S.-Russian early warning center in Moscow could be up and running by late next year if recent negotiating progress ends an impasse over taxes and contract liability within a couple of months, according to a Defense Department official working the issue.

Daily News | September 4, 2001

Senior administration officials have declined to give unconditional support to the embattled V-22 program in recent weeks, instead choosing to express support for the tiltrotor concept only and reserving judgment about the merits of the Osprey program itself until after engineering studies and other reviews are complete.

Daily News | August 29, 2001

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Michael Ryan said today the service continues to look for ways to reduce unneeded force structure and installations, and one area identified for a possible reduction is a surplus of about 100 aging C-130 transports.

Daily News | August 29, 2001

The Pentagon's senior civilian and military officials this week urged Congress not to relinquish government-owned communication bands unless or until a comparable spectrum can be identified for military use.

Daily News | August 24, 2001

The debate over what segment of the electromagnetic spectrum should be auctioned to future providers of third-generation wireless Internet service has become focused on money -- perhaps to the detriment of the Defense Department, according to the new DOD chief information officer.

Daily News | August 22, 2001

The Air Force is attempting to kill the Extended Range Cruise Missile 18 months after it first proposed the program, citing a reduced demand for the missile.

Daily News | August 21, 2001

Citing the complexity of the issue, the Defense Department is calling for further review and analysis of spectrum alternatives before the administration decides whether to auction off a piece of the spectrum used by military systems, according to the DOD response to a new General Accounting Office report.

Daily News | August 20, 2001

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control of Orlando, FL, has won the Advanced Targeting Pod competition, the Pentagon announced today.

Daily News | August 17, 2001

Pentagon acquisition chief Pete Aldridge has instructed the Navy and Marine Corps to begin participating in the Air Force's Small Diameter Bomb program, a weapon expected to dramatically increase the firepower of stealthy aircraft such as the Joint Strike Fighter.

Daily News | August 15, 2001

Pentagon acquisition chief Pete Aldridge announced today the Defense Acquisition Board has approved the F-22 Raptor for production under a new arrangement that could allow the Air Force to purchase all 339 aircraft it says it needs.

Daily News | August 14, 2001

Unexpected demands for parts needed to keep aircraft flying have hindered Defense Department aviation readiness rates and maintenance crew morale, the General Accounting Office has determined in a series of recently released reports.

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