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 23, 2000

The Navy has awarded a contract worth up to $325 million to a Boeing-led industry team to support the first phase of the service's fiscal year 2000 Navy Training Systems Contract, the company announced yesterday.

Daily News | February 18, 2000

President Bill Clinton has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lester Lyles to become commander-in-chief of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, the Pentagon announced today.

Daily News | February 17, 2000

The Pentagon yesterday announced possible foreign military sales to Israel, the Netherlands and Finland totaling $645 million.

Daily News | February 10, 2000

Computer Sciences Corporation has formed a 64-member alliance to go after the multibillion-dollar Navy/Marine Corps Intranet contract, the company announced today.

Daily News | February 9, 2000

The Air Force yesterday awarded a range services contract potentially worth $425 million over six years to a joint venture of Computer Sciences Corporation and Raytheon, according to a CSC announcement.

Daily News | February 9, 2000

The Army's cash-strapped Sense and Destroy Armor program moved one step closer to production and eventual fielding late last month during two days of intensive tests at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, the system's manufacturer announced yesterday.

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.

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