Dan Dupont

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The Insider | December 6, 2010

Plenty of news on defense budget and procurement issues was generated last week at a two-day investor conference in New York that featured a slew of senior DOD types.

The Insider | November 30, 2010

The Army has released its much-anticipated request for proposals for the Ground Combat Vehicle, according to a statement that just reached us.

The Insider | November 19, 2010

In CNBC's lead-in to a segment on growing tensions between the United States and China, the network's Power Lunch program today featured at some length an Inside the Army story published on InsideDefense.com earlier this month.

The Insider | November 17, 2010

The leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee have announced their line-ups for the 111th Congress, issuing a slate of subcommittee assignments today that includes a few changes.

The Insider | November 15, 2010

The Air Force is touting its first-ever "renewable energy industry day," set for Irving, Texas, next month:

The Insider | November 3, 2010

As expected, the Democratic leadership of the House Armed Services Committee took a beating last night, leaving way up in the air the question of what comes next.

The Insider | October 22, 2010

The Association of the U.S. Army's annual meeting begins Monday, and InsideDefense.com will be covering it in force.

The Insider | September 20, 2010

Congress will get its say (and hear DOD's) on Defense Secretary Robert Gates' efficiencies initiative next week.

The Insider | September 9, 2010

Worth noting: The announcement today of the administration's pick of a new vice chief of staff was presaged a few weeks ago right here, in a story written by Inside the Air Force editor Marcus Weisgerber:

The Insider | August 27, 2010

The Pentagon announced last night that Raytheon has won a contract in the Excalibur 1B program. From the release:

The Insider | August 26, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has issued another memo explaining his push for efficiency initiatives.

The Insider | August 25, 2010

Sources confirm this morning that the Army has canceled the current request for proposals for the Ground Combat Vehicle, with the requirements for the program under review.

The Insider | August 24, 2010

The Army's new Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Acquisition Strategy contains some eye-popping numbers on the juggernaut that is the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle program.

The Insider | August 9, 2010

Asked today what will happen to Gen. Ray Odierno, who has been nominated to take over as commander of U.S. Joint Forces Command, if JFCOM is dissolved, Gates said he has talked to the general (now in charge of U.S. forces in Iraq) and Odierno is on board with the move, which Gates estimates will take about a year.

The Insider | August 9, 2010

Reports of U.S. Joint Forces Command's impending demise were all it took for Virginia lawmakers to step into action, calling an "emergency" press conference for today at 4:00.

The Insider | August 4, 2010

The Senate Armed Services Committee today approved the nomination of Gen. James Mattis for the post of U.S. Central Command chief, as well as the nominations of a couple of key National Nuclear Security Administration officials, according to the panel.

The Insider | July 20, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his South Korean counterpart today announced new military exercises aimed at North Korea.

The Insider | July 15, 2010

The National Defense University and the Institute for National Strategic Studies is sponsoring an event next month that's centered on the premise, as stated in the symposium's title, that "economic security is national security."

The Insider | July 13, 2010

Just posted this morning is a key document for anyone interested in the Stryker program.

The Insider | June 18, 2010

InsideDefense.com has turned up an interesting document on IEDs.

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