Dan Dupont

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Daily News | January 27, 2000

Stewart & Stevenson, maker of the Army's Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, yesterday announced it has completed driveline upgrades on 3,340 trucks at its manufacturing plant in Sealy, TX, as well as on more than 50 percent of the service's fielded fleet.

Daily News | January 27, 2000

Texas Gov. George W. Bush last night suggested the Army's Crusader artillery system might not fit in his vision for the U.S. military.

Daily News | January 26, 2000

The Army postponed an intercept test of the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 air defense system today because of rain and high winds at the test site, according to service officials.

Daily News | January 25, 2000

Northrop Grumman's Integrated Systems and Aerostructures sector has been picked by Korean Aerospace Industries Ltd. to produce night vision kits for Korean fighter aircraft, the company said in a statement.

Daily News | January 11, 2000

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control-Dallas recently completed two successful tests of its Laser Detection and Ranging seeker, part of the Low Cost Autonomous Attack System advanced technology demonstration.

Daily News | January 10, 2000

The Office of the Secretary of Defense last week granted the Army an additional $20 million for the service's new Medium Armored Vehicle program, bringing total funding for the effort to nearly $4.8 billion through fiscal year 2005.

Daily News | January 7, 2000

The Pentagon this week set aside funds in its five-year spending plan for additional base closures and realignments should Congress grant the administration approval for them.

Daily News | January 6, 2000

The Pentagon late last month added $350 million to the Navy's fiscal year 2001 budget for the purchase of an additional Auxiliary Dry Cargo Ship logistics support ship, completing a new shipbuilding plan approved Dec. 17.

Daily News | January 6, 2000

The Pentagon's deputy under secretary of defense for acquisition reform late last month established a "Change Management Center" to take the lead in accelerating acquisition and logistics reform initiatives.

Daily News | January 4, 2000

The Army late last month awarded Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control a $65 million contract for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, a program the service recently decided to accelerate as part of the chief of staff's new plan for a lighter, faster force.

Daily News | January 3, 2000

AAI Corporation has won a contract award for the production of new Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the Army announced last week.

Daily News | December 22, 1999

Lockheed Martin Federal Systems announced today the first test flight of the remanufactured SH-60R multimission helicopter and the successful demonstration of its primary cockpit avionics.

Daily News | December 20, 1999

Defense Secretary William Cohen has decided to defer the implementation of Army reserve component cuts mandated by the 1997 Quadrennial Defense Review, the Pentagon announced today.

Daily News | December 20, 1999

Defense Secretary William Cohen and his counterpart from Kazakhstan last week signed a "defense cooperation plan for 2000" that outlines the two countries' intent to broaden their military-to-military relationship.

Daily News | December 13, 1999

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) today asked Army Secretary Louis Caldera a series of questions about the service's plans for fixing -- if possible -- its fleet of faulty High Mobility Trailers.

Daily News | December 13, 1999

The Pentagon last week awarded $120 million worth of contracts to two companies picked by the Navy to develop a replacement for current aircraft carrier catapult systems.

Daily News | December 1, 1999

The Air Force and Northrop Grumman have reached a settlement on contract claims involving the production of Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft, the service said in a statement.

Daily News | November 22, 1999

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking disclosure of the fiscal year 1999 total intelligence budget.

Daily News | November 22, 1999

The Defense Department announced today that the Justice Department has completed its review of British Aerospace's plan to acquire GEC Marconi Electronic Systems.

Daily News | November 19, 1999

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Jacques Gansler this month released a new list of major defense acquisition programs, detailing service and defense agency efforts that are large enough or important enough to warrant oversight at the highest levels of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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