Dan Dupont

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Daily News | February 12, 2001

President Bush today announced $5.7 billion in new defense spending, the bulk of which will be devoted to military health benefits.

Daily News | February 9, 2001

If the Defense Department decides that reducing the age of its tactical aircraft is a critical goal, it should consider alternatives to its current modernization plans during the Quadrennial Defense Review, the General Accounting Office says in a new report.

Daily News | February 9, 2001

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric Shinseki and other service leaders will meet with Bill Gates and Microsoft executives at a conference later this month, according to company officials.

Daily News | February 7, 2001

Decisions on major Pentagon programs like the Air Force's F-22 fighter aircraft will likely be delayed until Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld completes a comprehensive review of defense priorities, a spokesman said yesterday.

Daily News | February 7, 2001

The Air Force today awarded two companies contracts for the first phase of the Command and Control System-Consolidated, a military satellite communications component that could be worth $142.7 million to the contractor selected for the system's development.

Daily News | February 5, 2001

Boeing announced today that its X-32A Joint Strike Fighter demonstrator has completed flight testing.

Daily News | January 31, 2001

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen has joined the board of M.I.C. Industries, the company announced today.

Daily News | January 30, 2001

Human error and damaged antennas caused the November 2000 crash of a prototype unmanned aerial vehicle owned by Northrop Grumman, the Navy said today.

Daily News | January 29, 2001

The Navy last week approved an additional round of low-rate production for the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement program, according to service and industry sources.

Daily News | January 26, 2001

The Defense Department has rejected an Energy Department request to declassify information on the quantities and status of nuclear weapons in the U.S. stockpile.

Daily News | January 26, 2001

The president of the Association of the U.S. Army wants Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and the Bush administration to "close the gap" between military and private-sector pay.

Daily News | January 24, 2001

The Defense Department, the Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations Environment Programme will co-host a summit in early February on military organizations' role in ozone and climate protection, DOD announced yesterday.

Daily News | January 23, 2001

Just days before leaving office, Clinton administration Pentagon officials distributed billions of dollars in new defense spending to a variety of programs across the services, including the Army's Comanche helicopter and Future Combat System, the Air Force's C-17 airlifter and the Navy's LPD-17 amphibious dock ship, according to military and industry sources.

Daily News | January 23, 2001

Several top Defense Department officials, including Deputy Defense Secretary Rudy de Leon, are staying on at the Pentagon until the Bush administration's leadership team is named and confirmed.

Daily News | January 19, 2001

President Clinton today announced he will defer to his successor any decisions on the Defense Department's search for alternatives to its anti-personnel land mines.

Daily News | January 19, 2001

The Air Force has selected Beale Air Force Base, CA, as its "preferred location" for basing the first Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles, the service announced today.

Daily News | January 18, 2001

Rep. Bob Barr (R-GA) has introduced a bill designed to permit the U.S. government to use assassination to "eliminate" international threats.

Daily News | January 17, 2001

The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization announced yesterday its choice of the Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation for the Russian American Observation Satellites program.

Daily News | January 17, 2001

Deputy Defense Secretary Rudy de Leon and his British counterpart today signed a memorandum of understanding governing U.S.-U.K. cooperation on the Joint Strike Fighter program.

Daily News | January 12, 2001

With Inauguration Day looming and Defense Secretary-designate Donald Rumsfeld considered a shoo-in for early confirmation, President-elect Bush and his national security advisers are beginning to solidify their Pentagon leadership team, according to sources following the transition.

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