John Liang

John Liang is managing editor of InsideDefense and Inside Missile Defense. He has been with the IWP Defense Group since 1997. He holds a master's degree in international policy studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and a bachelor's degree in languages from Georgetown University.

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Daily News | February 4, 2000

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency has awarded Raytheon an $83 million contract to support the government's Cooperative Threat Reduction program, the company announced in a statement yesterday.

Daily News | February 2, 2000

Lockheed Martin signed a contract today with the U.S. Army to provide 20 portable air defense radars for the Taiwanese Army, according to a company announcement.

Daily News | February 1, 2000

House lawmakers today passed the Taiwan Security Enhancement Act by a 341-70 vote, making it virtually impregnable to a presidential veto if the Senate follows the House's lead.

Daily News | February 1, 2000

Newport News Shipbuilding has selected Lockheed Martin as its warfare systems integrator for the as-yet unnamed CVN-77, the Navy's newest nuclear aircraft carrier, the company announced yesterday in a statement.

Daily News | January 28, 2000

Northrop Grumman has won a $128 million firm-fixed-price, low-rate initial production contract from Lockheed Martin to build 609 Brilliant Anti-Armor submunitions, the contractor announced yesterday.

Daily News | January 28, 2000

The nation's second-largest defense contractor expects the bulk of its earnings for calendar year 2000 to take place later on this year.

Daily News | January 21, 2000

The Air Force yesterday launched the 11th of 14 upgraded Lockheed Martin-built communications satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida, the company announced.

Daily News | January 14, 2000

Defense Secretary William Cohen yesterday announced the stationing plan for 17 additional Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams using National Guard personnel.

Daily News | January 13, 2000

A prototype vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aerial vehicle flew for the first time yesterday, Northrop Grumman announced.

Daily News | January 13, 2000

The Air Force has awarded a $143.7 million contract to TRW to begin replacing the guidance systems on the service's most advanced land-based intercontinental ballistic missile fleet, TRW announced yesterday.

Daily News | January 13, 2000

Defense Secretary William Cohen has recommended the president nominate Army Under Secretary Bernard Rostker to replace outgoing Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Rudy de Leon, the Pentagon announced today.

Daily News | January 7, 2000

General Dynamics, one of the Pentagon's major submarine builders, yesterday announced that John Welch, chief of its Electric Boat business unit, had been promoted to senior vice president and head of the Marine Systems Group.

Daily News | January 6, 2000

The Defense Department inspector general's office has determined the Pentagon needs to better manage the financial and cost aspects of special transactions used to stimulate and support research or acquire prototypes.

Daily News | January 4, 2000

President Bill Clinton has delivered to Capitol Hill a congressionally mandated report outlining his administration's international security priorities, the White House announced today.

Daily News | December 21, 1999

The Army's Aviation and Missile Command has awarded Lockheed Martin's Dallas, TX-based missiles and fire control division a $69.7 million contract for the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Block IA missile, the company announced today.

Daily News | December 17, 1999

The United Nations Security Council today established a new weapons monitoring system for Iraq that could pave the way for the suspension of long-standing economic sanctions if Baghdad cooperates.

Daily News | December 17, 1999

Raytheon's British subsidiary today signed a contract to produce an airborne ground surveillance radar for the British ministry of defence in a ceremony at the MOD's Defense Procurement Agency in Bristol, England, the company said in a statement.

Daily News | December 10, 1999

Raytheon yesterday cancelled a contract with Teledyne Continental Motors to build the engine for the Tactical Tomahawk cruise missile, saying Teledyne was unable to meet performance goals in time.

Daily News | December 10, 1999

The British defense ministry yesterday awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation the second installment of a three-phase contract to study how to recover damaged data from military communications systems following an information warfare attack.

Daily News | December 10, 1999

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization announced that it is "fully prepared" for the Year 2000 computer date change.

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