Dan Dupont

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The Insider | June 14, 2010

It's technically known as the "integrated life-cycle chart," but it's probably enough to call it, simply, The Chart.

The Insider | June 11, 2010

The National Guard Caucus is making a push for more money in the defense bill "to help the National Guard and Reserves address critical equipment shortfalls." According to a statement issued today by Sens.

The Insider | June 1, 2010

The Defense Department today made two announcements of key personnel changes in the information systems world.

Daily News | May 21, 2010

The United Kingdom wants to purchase 102 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles for about $122 million, the Defense Department told Congress this week.

The Insider | May 21, 2010

It's a big day for the Army -- and the start of something bigger, the service announced today.

The Insider | May 10, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has made his share of news the last few days, which we don't need to document here.

The Insider | May 5, 2010

A few key personnel should soon be at their desks in the Pentagon, according to the Senate Armed Services Committee.

The Insider | April 30, 2010

The issue of counterfeit parts in the military supply chain is back in the news, as you may have noted.

The Insider | April 13, 2010

A Joint Strike Fighter discussion of a different kind is under way.

The Insider | April 9, 2010

Defense consultant and Lexington Institute COO Loren Thompson has attacked a story we wrote this week on the Joint Strike Fighter, alleging ethical lapses and claiming that that the story is "wrong,” among other wild accusations.

The Insider | March 24, 2010

Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, ran smack-dab into the train that is the Republican effort to defeat health-care reform efforts today.

The Insider | March 9, 2010

Two analysts with Oppenheimer's Equity Research department weigh in on Northrop Grumman's decision not to bid on the tanker competition:

The Insider | February 25, 2010

An allegedly new logo for the Missile Defense Agency is suddenly a controversial item, for reasons explained -- or not, depending on your viewpoint -- here and here, among many other places.

The Insider | February 25, 2010

The much-anticipated request for proposals for the Army's Ground Combat Vehicle is out -- or is it?

Daily News | February 17, 2010

U.S. Strategic Command last week lifted a ban on the use of memory sticks, thumb drives and other "removable flash media" devices on Defense Department networks.

Daily News | February 12, 2010

Increment 2 of the Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical program has been cleared for low-rate initial production by the Defense Acquisition Board, according to the service.

The Insider | February 8, 2010

Just released by his office.

The Insider | February 2, 2010

The Senate Armed Services Committee this morning interrupted a hearing with Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen because it had some pressing business -- a host of Defense Department nominations -- and a quorum.

The Insider | February 1, 2010

Defense Secretary Gates, outlining the fiscal year 2011 defense budget request for reporters at the Pentagon, just served notice that he will "strongly" recommend the president veto any defense bill that includes funding for more C-17s or the Joint Strike Fighter alternate engine.

The Insider | January 25, 2010

The latest issue of the Army AL&T Magazine, put out by the office of the assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, focuses a bit on unmanned systems, and the service's acquisition executive, Dean Popps, summarizes neatly where the Army has come in a very short time frame on unpiloted aircraft:

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