Dan Dupont

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Daily News | January 10, 2001

Exit criteria, used to establish goals for major defense acquisition efforts, should be better tailored to the programs they support to give acquisition leaders the information they need to make milestone decisions, the Pentagon inspector general states in a new report.

Daily News | January 10, 2001

The Defense Department has developed new guidance for service programs that provide each state emergency preparedness liaison officers who help coordinate military input to disaster relief and cleanup operations.

Daily News | January 5, 2001

The Senate Armed Services Committee is expected to hold a confirmation hearing for Donald Rumsfeld, President-elect Bush's pick to lead the Pentagon, on Jan. 11, according to sources.

Daily News | January 4, 2001

McDonnell Douglas has been awarded a $62.1 million C-17 program contract to cover rate changes resulting from the company's merger with Boeing, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | January 4, 2001

Boeing has beaten out Lockheed Martin for a lucrative satellite contract that could be worth $1.3 billion over the next decade, the Air Force announced.

Daily News | January 2, 2001

President-elect Bush has picked Sen. Spencer Abraham (R-MI), who lost his reelection bid in November, to lead the Energy Department.

Daily News | January 2, 2001

The surprise selection of Donald Rumsfeld to head the Bush Pentagon hasn't changed the betting for the No. 2 slot as Richard Armitage, a former assistant secretary of defense, is still widely viewed as the favorite, according to defense experts.

Daily News | December 29, 2000

Donald Rumsfeld, selected yesterday by President-elect Bush to run the Pentagon again after a tour there during the Ford administration, is best known in defense circles today for chairing a commission in 1998 that changed the way in which missile defense is approached by the United States.

Daily News | December 27, 2000

The Pentagon has awarded Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. a $734.5 million contract for 12 C-130J aircraft.

Daily News | December 21, 2000

Northrop Grumman announced today it has acquired Litton Industries Inc. in a transaction worth approximately $5.1 billion.

Daily News | December 14, 2000

Rep. Joe Moakley (D-MA), who has worked for a decade to close the Army's School of the Americas, said yesterday that the Pentagon's congressionally mandated decision to rename and refocus it may amount to little more than a "cosmetic change for the infamous military school."

Daily News | December 13, 2000

PricewaterhouseCoopers today won a $454 million contract for the Army's "University Access Online" program, the Defense Department announced.

Daily News | December 12, 2000

Northrop Grumman yesterday was awarded a $303 million contract for phase one of the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program, the Defense Department announced.

Daily News | December 11, 2000

Pentagon acquisition chief Jacques Gansler has directed the services to designate programs for a pilot project designed to test a new way of buying weapon systems and other goods and services.

Daily News | December 7, 2000

To ensure U.S. warfighters "dominate the computer information domain in future conflicts," the Defense Department has approved the establishment of five reserve organizations that will support DOD information operations and assurance initiatives.

Daily News | December 5, 2000

The Defense Department's compliance with its information assurance vulnerability policy has not been consistent, the DOD inspector general states in a report released today.

Daily News | December 5, 2000

The General Accounting Office continues to question the Pentagon's plans for myriad antiarmor weapon systems in a new report that suggests the Army should rethink its plans to move a $4 billion tank killer into production early next year.

Daily News | December 4, 2000

Rockwell Collins announced last week that it has completed the acquisition of K Systems Inc., parent company of Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics.

Daily News | December 1, 2000

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Hugh Shelton is hosting a one-day conference for former chairmen at the Pentagon today, the Defense Department announced.

Daily News | December 1, 2000

The Army this week awarded two companies a contract worth as much as $500 million to support the Communications-Electronics Command's Research, Development and Engineering Center's Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate (I2WD).

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