Dan Dupont

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Daily News | December 1, 2000

Lockheed Martin has won a $104 million contract modification for low-rate production of the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | November 28, 2000

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Walter Slocombe is in China for two days of talks with the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | November 27, 2000

The Army should discontinue further research and development funding for the Armored Medical Evacuation Vehicle because the service does not have a viable acquisition strategy for it, the Pentagon inspector general says in a new report.

Daily News | November 21, 2000

The Army is formulating an official policy for wireless local area networks and portable electronic devices, the service said this week in a widely distributed message.

Daily News | November 15, 2000

Defense Secretary William Cohen leaves today for his last trip to the Middle East, a journey that will take him to nine countries in the Gulf region just a month after U.S. forces in the area were put on high alert following the bombing of the Navy destroyer Cole.

Daily News | November 14, 2000

The military services should require realistic chemical and biological defense training in exercises that adhere to "realistic wartime scenarios," according to the General Accounting Office.

Daily News | November 13, 2000

A bipartisan group of defense and foreign policy experts brought together by RAND concludes in a new report that the next president should immediately "take charge" of the budget process as well as the controversial debate over National Missile Defense.

Daily News | November 9, 2000

General Dynamics announced today that it will purchase Primex Technologies, a company that specializes in propulsion technologies and projectile and warhead integration.

Daily News | November 8, 2000

The Defense Department today announced the establishment of the "Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation" at Ft. Benning, GA.

Daily News | November 8, 2000

Lockheed Martin Information Systems has been awarded a $32.7 million contract for new live-fire training ranges at several Army facilities in the United States and overseas.

Daily News | November 6, 2000

The Defense Department today awarded humvee maker AM General a contract for new trucks that could be worth more than $2.3 billion.

Daily News | November 2, 2000

Newport News Shipbuilding yesterday received a $107.5 million contract for the manufacture of a Main Turbine Generator for the CVNX, the Navy's next-generation nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.

Daily News | October 31, 2000

The Pentagon and the Interior Department have agreed on a proposal to expand the Army's National Training Center at Ft. Irwin, CA, the service announced yesterday.

Daily News | October 31, 2000

Northrop Grumman has completed its purchase of Sterling Software's Federal Systems Group, which will be integrated with Logicon Inc., Northrop Grumman's information technology sector.

Daily News | October 30, 2000

A joint venture of three defense industry giants has won a $97 million contract for continued work on the Space Based Laser, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | October 26, 2000

The Air Force will lease five C-37A aircraft from Gulfstream under the terms of a $477 million contract awarded today, the Defense Department announced.

Daily News | October 26, 2000

The upcoming elections are having an effect on Defense Department budget processes, according to sources and documents.

Daily News | October 23, 2000

TRW, already a top Defense Department directed-energy technology developer, announced today it has purchased solid-state laser designer and manufacturer Cutting Edge Optronics Inc.

Daily News | October 19, 2000

The Army has awarded a Lockheed Martin-McDonnell Douglas team a $78.5 million contract for new target acquisition and night vision equipment, setting the companies up for lucrative production work on the service's fleet of Apache helicopters.

Daily News | October 17, 2000

Despite U.S. efforts to stem the drug trade in Colombia, including a record appropriation of assistance in fiscal years 2000 and 2001, the problem continues to grow and "become more complex," the General Accounting Office states in a new report.

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