Dan Dupont

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Daily News | January 31, 2002

The Defense Department said today it is "pleased" with the Food and Drug Administration's decision to approve the BioPort Corporation's license to manufacture and distribute the anthrax vaccine.

Daily News | January 8, 2002

George Schneiter, the Pentagon's director of strategic and tactical systems, will retire within the next few weeks, according to Defense Department officials.

Daily News | November 29, 2001

The Defense Department today announced the award of a 15-year, $4.5 billion B-1 sustainment contract to Boeing's McDonnell Douglas.

Daily News | November 14, 2001

The Defense Department has identified a list of its most significant budget issues to be decided soon by the high-level Defense Resources Board, according to documents and sources.

Daily News | November 12, 2001

The Defense Department has asked House and Senate conferees to reject a House Armed Services Committee proposal for a new process by which individuals, companies and defense agencies could "challenge" existing DOD programs.

Daily News | November 8, 2001

The Army has canceled the TOW Fire-and-Forget missile program in its recently completed long-term spending plan, according to sources and documents.

Daily News | October 18, 2001

The Navy has picked National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. for an auxiliary dry cargo ship contract that could be worth more than $3.7 billion if all options are exercised, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | September 14, 2001

The House and Senate today both unanimously approved a $40 billion supplemental appropriations package covering initial spending on recovery efforts and retaliation for Tuesday's attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Daily News | September 12, 2001

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld today called on government employees to take greater care with classified information, suggesting leaks could put the lives of "men and women in uniform" at risk and compromise U.S. responses to terrorist attacks.

Daily News | August 22, 2001

Raytheon has won a $110 million contract for the Army Airborne Command and Control System, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | August 22, 2001

Sandra Pack, treasurer of the Bush-Cheney presidential campaign, is the White House's pick for assistant secretary of the Army for financial management and comptroller.

Daily News | August 7, 2001

President Bush has nominated the Air Force vice chief of staff, Gen. John Handy, for command of U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command, the Pentagon announced yesterday.

Daily News | August 2, 2001

The president has picked the Army's top acquisition officer to lead the Army Materiel Command, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | July 30, 2001

Egypt has asked to continue its coproduction of M1A1 Abrams tanks, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said late last week.

Daily News | July 27, 2001

The Defense Department told Congress this week that it has declared three weapons of mass destruction civil support teams "fully mission capable."

Daily News | July 26, 2001

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has begun turning his attention to major weapon systems after six months of reviewing military strategy and budget priorities, according to Pentagon officials.

Daily News | July 25, 2001

The president has nominated Adm. James Ellis for the position of commander in chief of U.S. Strategic Command, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | July 25, 2001

The deputy director of the Defense Modeling and Simulation Office will assume the role of director in September, the agency announced.

Daily News | July 23, 2001

The Pentagon's upper ranks were fleshed out a bit more late last week with the swearing-in of a new operational test and evaluation director and deputy under secretary of defense for logistics and readiness.

Daily News | July 19, 2001

The Army and prime contractor Lockheed Martin yesterday completed the second and final risk-reduction test flight of the Line-of-Sight Anti-Tank missile, the company announced.

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