Dan Dupont

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The Insider | December 28, 2009

The president today announced a bevy of new appointments for top admirals, including the assignment of Rear Adm. Terry Benedict as director of strategic systems programs for the Navy. Benedict is the program executive officer for integrated warfare systems.

Daily News | December 17, 2009

The Army's source selection process for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles "rebuy" competition was flawed in just two categories, but those areas are significant enough that they could have affected the outcome, the Government Accountability Office contends.

The Insider | December 15, 2009

It promised to be quite an interesting affair: A Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Joint Strike Fighter program and, specifically, a Joint Estimating Team that's made lots of news lately -- nearly all of it broken by InsideDefense.com -- on the status of the F-35.

The Insider | November 30, 2009

It's been a bit of a dry spell for the Defense Science Board; a quick glance at the DSB web site shows the organization hasn't been tapped for any new studies since February (none, at least, that the Pentagon has acknowledged publicly).

The Insider | November 25, 2009

A new version of the joint operating concept for irregular warfare is in the works and could be released as soon as next month, according to a document obtained by InsideDefense.com.

The Insider | October 23, 2009

The Senate Armed Services Committee has announced its revised lineup of subcommittee members for the 111th Congress.

The Insider | August 26, 2009

The death of Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) leaves a vacancy on the Senate Armed Services Committee -- and, most notably, atop the seapower subcommittee.

The Insider | July 17, 2009

Times are tough all over.

The Insider | July 2, 2009

The Defense Department today released the name of the the new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency director -- Regina Dugan.

The Insider | June 11, 2009

President Obama has tapped a former assistant secretary of the Army for civil works to be the service's next under secretary, the White House announced today.

The Insider | June 10, 2009

Just out from the spokesman for Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is an announcement of the Senate's confirmation today of a few key people nominated by the Obama administration:

The Insider | May 7, 2009

Defense Department Comptroller Robert Hale was just asked about whether there are more program terminations in the FY-10 budget request, unveiled today, beyond those announced by Defense Secretary Robert Gates in early April.

The Insider | April 27, 2009

It's official: John Young is out as Pentagon acquisition executive, and Ashton Carter is in, sworn in this morning.

The Insider | April 24, 2009

Ashton Carter was confirmed by the Senate yesterday for the post of under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics.

The Insider | April 15, 2009

. . . about hearings.

The Insider | April 9, 2009

The White House Office of Management and Budget has released the administration's latest supplemental appropriations request.

The Insider | April 8, 2009

As expected, President Obama has nominated Robert Work for the position of under secretary of the Navy.

The Insider | April 6, 2009

As budget day dawns, it's worth remembering what Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said a couple of weeks back of Defense Secretary Robert Gates' plans to unveil defense spending changes himself -- before they even get to the White House:

The Insider | April 3, 2009

News flash: Budget details coming on Monday, from the podium at the Pentagon.

The Insider | March 25, 2009

The Washington Post runs a brief item today that you probably have seen, addressing the Obama administration's apparent decision to eschew such terms as "long war" and "global war on terror."

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