Thomas Duffy

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Daily News | March 26, 2001

The Defense Department overpaid contractors by $901 million in fiscal year 2000 and $670 million the year before, according to a General Accounting Office report released today.

Daily News | March 23, 2001

Textron Systems has been given a $122 million contract modification to provide 1,200 submunitions for the Air Force's Joint Stand-Off Weapon program, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | March 22, 2001

Rep. Porter Goss (R-FL), the chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said this morning he sees the State Department's decision to expel 50 Russian diplomats on charges of spying as a clear indication the Bush administration will deal with Russia far differently than the Clinton administration did.

Daily News | March 21, 2001

A bill introduced in the Senate yesterday would relax an up-front payment rule for Army arsenals to make the facilities more competitive with private industry, according to its sponsors.

Daily News | March 19, 2001

The Air Force announced today it has awarded Northrop Grumman a $168 million contract modification for procurement of long-lead items to support one Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft.

Daily News | March 19, 2001

Northrop Grumman announced today it has added Lockheed Martin and Boeing to its Space Based Infrared System Low contracting team.

Daily News | March 16, 2001

The Air Force today awarded Lockheed Martin, TRW and Boeing an $86 million contract for additional preliminary design work on the Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite program, according to a Defense Department announcement.

Daily News | March 16, 2001

The House Armed Services military readiness subcommittee will meet March 23 in Corpus Christi, TX to examine the future of depot-level maintenance and repair.

Daily News | March 15, 2001

Nine days after acting Pentagon acquisition chief David Oliver signed a memo moving the Global Hawk unmanned air vehicle program into engineering and manufacturing development, the Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman a $45 million contract to support EMD.

Daily News | March 14, 2001

The National Nuclear Security Administration today announced a proposed headquarters reorganization plan designed to consolidate the oversight and assessment of security, safety and environmental issues at the agency. NNSA is a semi-autonomous Energy Department agency that manages the nation's nuclear complex.

Daily News | March 14, 2001

The Marine Corps today issued guidance that further restricts civilians from operating military equipment or taking part in military exercises involving such things as life-fire training or throwing live hand grenades.

Daily News | March 13, 2001

U.S. Central Command chief Gen. Tommy Franks has appointed his deputy, a three-star Marine Corps officer, to lead the investigation into yesterday's training accident in Kuwait that killed six people.

Daily News | March 13, 2001

The Energy Department needs a 10-year, $5 billion program to begin to improve the physical condition of the nation's nuclear weapons facilities, which have fallen into shoddy condition because the department has not spent enough money on facility maintenance over the past few years, a top DOE official told a Senate subcommittee this morning.

Daily News | March 12, 2001

Having wrapped up flight-testing this weekend of the Navy version of their Joint Strike Fighter candidate aircraft, Lockheed Martin program officials are now turning their attention to the short takeoff and vertical landing aircraft the Marine Corps will use. Lockheed program officials told reporters today they expect flight tests of the Marine Corps variant, dubbed X-35B, to start in mid June.

Daily News | March 7, 2001

Following a successful technical evaluation that wrapped up March 2, Navy officials are poised to subject the Cooperative Engagement Capability program to independent operational testing that may start as early as mid April.

Daily News | March 7, 2001

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Jones said this afternoon that he has not ordered a study of backup options should the V-22 Osprey program be canceled.

Daily News | March 6, 2001

The Navy announced today that a successful technical evaluation of its $3.5 billion Cooperative Engagement Capability system has put the program in good shape for operational evaluation testing due to start in April or May.

Daily News | March 5, 2001

President Bush told Congress last week that the small U.S. military presence in East Timor will remain there through at least December but that his administration is working to reduce that presence as quickly as possible.

Daily News | March 5, 2001

Lockheed Martin received a second $40 million contract to cover another month's work on the Air Force's F-22 fighter program, the Pentagon announced today.

Daily News | March 1, 2001

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld today confirmed that the Bush administration will devote $1 billion in research and development money in fiscal year 2002 on developing missile defense technologies, but added that how the money will be spent has yet to be determined.

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