Dan Dupont

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Daily News | September 4, 2002

The services last month received hundreds of millions of dollars for pay and operating costs related to the war on terrorism, according to an internal reprogramming action.

Daily News | August 21, 2002

Top Air Force and Army officials are following the lead of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and aggressively warning their personnel not to leak classified or sensitive information to the press.

Daily News | August 12, 2002

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to sponsor a 2004 race of autonomous ground vehicles from the Los Angeles area to Las Vegas, according to the DARPA Web site.

Daily News | August 2, 2002

President Bush today signed a $28.9 billion supplemental appropriations bill, clearing the way for the Pentagon to receive much-needed funds for the war on terrorism.

Daily News | July 24, 2002

The Senate today voted 92-7 in favor of a $28.9 billion supplemental appropriations bill for fiscal year 2002, clearing the way for possible White House approval and the transfer of much-needed funds to the military and other agencies.

Daily News | June 21, 2002

Army budget planners are considering more than $14 billion in cuts to "legacy" programs as they search for ways to fund Objective Force requirements, according to military and industry sources.

Daily News | June 19, 2002

The Senate today passed an amendment to the fiscal year 2003 defense authorization bill that allows the Army time to conduct an analysis of alternatives to the Crusader artillery system, terminated by the administration earlier this year.

Daily News | June 13, 2002

The Pentagon has announced a new policy mandating that the acquisition of services be treated as "seriously" as the acquisition of hardware.

Daily News | June 13, 2002

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has picked four contractors for the first phase of its High Productivity Computing Systems (HPCS) program, designed to develop a new generation of "economically viable" and robust systems for national security and commercial use by the end of the decade.

Daily News | June 12, 2002

The Army this week instructed acquisition officials to develop systems that do not require routine contractor support personnel in operational areas, a move aimed at reducing the number of civilians on future battlefields.

Daily News | June 12, 2002

The Federation of American Scientists has filed another lawsuit against the CIA to force the disclosure of the annual intelligence budget.

Daily News | June 6, 2002

The Army should better police its publicly accessible Web sites to ensure inappropriate information is not available over the Internet, according to the Pentagon inspector general's office.

Daily News | May 2, 2002

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today that the Pentagon has not yet decided to kill the Army's Crusader artillery program, although he acknowledged the service has been asked for a study of an alternative approach "that would assume that Crusader was canceled."

Daily News | May 2, 2002

House authorizers have again voted to establish a process that would enable companies, individuals or defense agencies to challenge existing Defense Department programs by proposing new ideas.

Daily News | April 23, 2002

The Defense Department's top acquisition official has issued a memorandum to the services and defense agencies defining DOD's process of spiral development, the new approach to fielding military systems.

Daily News | April 3, 2002

Citing ongoing efforts to streamline management at the Defense Department, the Pentagon this week sent to Congress a legislative package designed to repeal numerous requirements for reports DOD says are overly burdensome, duplicative, obsolete or otherwise unnecessary.

Daily News | March 25, 2002

The Office of the Secretary of Defense last week told the services and defense agencies to prepare for concurrent budget and program reviews this year as the 2004-2009 defense spending plan is constructed.

Daily News | March 8, 2002

The Defense Department announced today that President Bush has nominated Maj. Gen. James Helmly for a third star and the top job in the Army Reserve.

Daily News | February 21, 2002

The Pentagon's top tester told Congress this month he is committed to speeding testing to ensure weapon systems can be fielded faster, which may aid forces fighting the war on terrorism.

Daily News | February 4, 2002

The Bush administration's proposed $48 billion defense budget increase for fiscal year 2003 is "insufficient" to meet U.S. national security needs, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said today.

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