Dan Dupont

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Daily News | August 28, 2000

The Marine Corps has grounded three types of aircraft -- including the MV-22 Osprey -- for unrelated problems, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | August 25, 2000

The Defense Information Systems Agency has picked IIT Research Institute for a $276.5 million contract to support the Joint Spectrum Center.

Daily News | August 24, 2000

The Air Force announced a slew of high-level job changes this week, including the selection of a new F-22 program office chief.

Daily News | August 23, 2000

Brown & Root Services has been picked to manage the Cooperative Threat Reduction program's Liquid-fuel ICBM project, an effort to assist Russia in dismantling long-range missiles, silos and launchers.

Daily News | August 17, 2000

Conti Environmental has been awarded a contract that could be worth up to $300 million for hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste remediation at military and civilian agencies, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | August 15, 2000

The Army is assessing what went wrong during a test yesterday of a tactical laser weapon under development for Israel.

Daily News | August 8, 2000

The services are preparing budget estimate submissions to meet a Sept. 22 deadline set by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, which is expected to release a program decision memorandum guiding the BES development process early next week.

Daily News | August 7, 2000

Defense Secretary William Cohen said today that he has not yet decided whether to recommend that President Clinton go forward with plans to deploy a National Missile Defense system.

Daily News | August 4, 2000

The Defense Department announced today that Army Maj. Gen. Reginal Clemmons has been picked to head the National War College.

Daily News | August 2, 2000

The Army disclosed today that its Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile system successfully destroyed two cruise missile targets late last month.

Daily News | August 1, 2000

The Federation of American Scientists, an organization formed by Manhattan Project scientists in 1945, has asked a federal court to grant Wen Ho Lee's motion for bail and release from prison.

Daily News | July 19, 2000

A test pitting the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 theater missile defense system against a cruise missile target was canceled this morning, according to Army sources.

Daily News | July 18, 2000

The president has picked an Army general for the Joint Staff's top command, control, communications and computers position, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | July 11, 2000

National Security Agency Director Lt. Gen. Michael Hayden has gone outside his organization to find his next deputy, choosing former NSA employee William Black for the No. 2 position at the Ft. Meade, MD-based agency.

Daily News | June 29, 2000

Fourteen of 17 major Pentagon programs reviewed by the Pentagon inspector general for their adherence to an "open systems" development approach received milestone approvals without clearly defined open design objectives or strategies for achieving those objectives, according to a new IG report.

Daily News | June 23, 2000

Senior Pentagon officials yesterday gave the Army the go-ahead to proceed with the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Theater High Altitude Area Defense System.

Daily News | June 20, 2000

The Defense Department announced today that Maj. Gen. Joseph Cosumano has been nominated for a third star and the position of commanding general, U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command.

Daily News | June 15, 2000

Defense Secretary William Cohen announced yesterday that Rear Adm. Paul Gaffney has been nominated for a third star and the position of National Defense University president.

Daily News | June 13, 2000

Starting tomorrow, 18,700 military personnel from the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Canada will participate in "Roving Sands '00," which the Army bills as the world's largest air and missile defense training exercise.

Daily News | June 12, 2000

Citing the "lessons of Kosovo," Defense Secretary William Cohen announced late last week that the United States and five allies have agreed to "explore cooperation in the acquisition and stockpiling of precision-guided munitions."

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