Dan Dupont

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Daily News | June 12, 2000

The Army and Lockheed Martin have begun negotiating an engineering and manufacturing development contract for the Theater High Altitude Area Defense system following weeks of wrangling over the company's proposal, which was deemed unacceptable at first blush.

Daily News | June 2, 2000

The Pentagon yesterday awarded the Boeing Sikorsky Comanche Team a $3.2 billion contract for the helicopter program's engineering and manufacturing development phase.

Daily News | May 24, 2000

Testing of a laser weapon designed for Israeli border protection against short-range rockets has been slowed because of a problem with a tacking system mirror, according to Army sources and documents.

Daily News | May 16, 2000

Defense Secretary William Cohen has picked Maj. Gen. Robert Noonan to replace outgoing Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy, the Pentagon announced today.

Daily News | May 11, 2000

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Jacques Gansler this week signed a memorandum of understanding that will govern the continued development of the Multifunctional Information Distribution System.

Daily News | May 9, 2000

The Navy has asked its senior scientific advisory board to examine quality-of-life issues for future sailors and Marines and recommend a strategy for the development of a next-generation maritime command and control capability.

Daily News | May 8, 2000

The General Accounting Office, citing its review of the Defense Department's antiarmor weapons plan, suggests in a new report that Congress either restrict the military's funding until a more comprehensive report is produced or establish an annual funding cap to force DOD to prioritize among its many tank killers.

Daily News | May 1, 2000

The Navy has cleared the Cooperative Engagement Capability program for the third of four low-rate initial production buys, according to the Defense Department.

Daily News | April 19, 2000

The Marine Corps recently completed the first high-speed water test of the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle at NAS Patuxent River, MD. General Dynamics Land Systems, which builds the AAAV, declared the test a success in an April 17 statement.

Daily News | April 7, 2000

Some members of the press have been "overly intrusive" in their attempts to learn the identity of a general allegedly accused by Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy of sexual harassment, the Army's top spokesman contends.

Daily News | April 6, 2000

Critical Pentagon programs are at risk of security compromises because the Defense Department lacks a means of prioritizing investigations of officials who require access to classified information, according to the DOD inspector general.

Daily News | March 30, 2000

The Defense Department announced this week that the Army has awarded Raytheon Systems Co. a contract worth as much as $338.3 million for the production of Long-Range Scout Surveillance Systems.

Daily News | March 28, 2000

An expert panel of Pentagon advisers has concluded the United States must develop the ability to destroy satellites as part of a deterrence strategy that emphasizes the protection of military and commercial space assets as well as the denial of adversaries' use of space.

Daily News | March 22, 2000

A small Florida company has beaten out two defense giants by winning a contract for the upgrade of Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles.

Daily News | March 9, 2000

The Army's Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command last week decided the Objective Individual Combat Weapon program is ready for its next phase of development, a service spokesman told InsideDefense.com yesterday.

Daily News | February 25, 2000

Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Henry Glisson has approved a "major" realignment of DLA headquarters and field commands designed to better focus the organization on its core business functions.

Daily News | February 15, 2000

Lockheed Martin is still the largest single beneficiary of Defense Department spending, DOD announced today.

Daily News | February 8, 2000

In his last annual report to Congress on the state of the Defense Department, Defense Secretary Cohen says his successor will inherit a military that has been improved because of Operation Allied Force.

Daily News | February 3, 2000

The Army aborted a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 intercept test today after experiencing problems during the target launch sequence, according to service sources.

Daily News | January 31, 2000

The Army plans to test-fire its Patriot Advanced Capability-3 theater missile defense system late this week after weather twice forced the service to cancel the intercept attempt.

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