Dan Dupont

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Daily News | July 19, 2001

CDC Systems U.K., a General Dynamics business unit, has been awarded a $2.4 billion contract from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence for the Bowman communications system, GD said today.

Daily News | July 13, 2001

The Air Force today announced the selection of six companies for a controversial, $7.4 billion contract covering the sustainment of service weapons and other systems.

Daily News | July 10, 2001

The president has picked Lt. Gen. Larry Ellis, the Army's deputy chief of staff for operations and plans, to lead U.S. Forces Command, according to a Defense Department statement.

Daily News | July 10, 2001

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency today notified Congress that Singapore wants to purchase 12 AH-64D Apache helicopters for approximately $617 million.

Daily News | July 9, 2001

A test of the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 air and missile defense system today resulted in a successful intercept of a jet aircraft emitting radar-jamming signals, the Army announced.

Daily News | June 27, 2001

The Pentagon informed Congress yesterday of competing proposals for South Korea's attack helicopter competition, expected to be decided in November.

Daily News | June 27, 2001

Rolls Royce Corp. has won a $1.4 billion contract for C-130 engine parts, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | June 27, 2001

Hoping to avoid the traditional practice of supplemental appropriations requests for readiness-related expenses, the Bush administration has added $5.7 billion to the fiscal year 2002 defense budget request for "readiness and training" needs, according to documents and sources.

Daily News | June 27, 2001

Information warfare is due for a $521 million increase in the fiscal year 2002 defense budget request, according to Defense Department budget documents obtained by InsideDefense.com.

Daily News | June 22, 2001

The fiscal year 2002 defense budget is largely completed and should be sent to Congress within days, according to Pentagon officials.

Daily News | June 20, 2001

President Bush has appointed Stephen Biegun, a top aide to Sen. Jesse Helms (R-NC), to the position of National Security Council executive secretary.

Daily News | June 18, 2001

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has appointed Anthony Tether director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | June 18, 2001

The White House announced today that Joseph Schmitz, a Washington, DC-based attorney, is the administration's pick for Pentagon inspector general.

Daily News | June 13, 2001

As expected, the White House today announced its intent to nominate Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee staff member John Young for the Navy's top acquisition post.

Daily News | June 13, 2001

The Defense Department's plan to finalize its fiscal year 2002 budget request this week has hit a snag as debate over details continues, according to Pentagon sources.

Daily News | June 12, 2001

The Army's Wolverine Heavy Assault Bridge program, which the service reluctantly killed in late 1999 to pay for transformation efforts, appears headed for resurrection under Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, military and industry officials say.

Daily News | June 11, 2001

The Defense Department has informed the General Accounting Office that it will perform another examination of the services' requirements, plans and priorities for anti-armor weapons as part of the Quadrennial Defense Review.

Daily News | June 11, 2001

The Office of the Secretary of Defense will issue a slew of budget decisions to the services tomorrow, give them 24 hours to respond and finalize its amended fiscal year 2002 spending plan by the end of the week, according to sources and documents.

Daily News | May 30, 2001

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Hugh Shelton has delayed an overseas trip because of high-level Quadrennial Defense Review meetings, the Defense Department said today.

Daily News | May 18, 2001

The Senate yesterday confirmed the nominations of Victoria Clarke to become assistant secretary of defense for public affairs and William Haynes II to become the Defense Department's general counsel.

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