Thomas Duffy

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Daily News | February 28, 2001

Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, told yesterday that he does not expect the Bush administration to finish its top-to-bottom national security review until the fall, delaying the release of significant information on Bush's defense spending plans for fiscal year 2002 and beyond.

Daily News | February 27, 2001

Starting Thursday (March 1), the United States and five other NATO countries will begin a nine-day peacekeeping exercise in Nova Scotia, NATO announced today.

Daily News | February 26, 2001

Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA) is expecting to make headway this week on the $6.7 billion defense supplemental appropriations bill he introduced Feb. 13 when House appropriators begin meeting to organize for the 107th Congress.

Daily News | February 22, 2001

President Bush said today he is pleased that Russian President Vladimir Putin recently delivered a missile defense proposal to NATO officials, saying the move indicates Russia's leaders "recognize that there are new threats in the post-Cold War era, threats that require theater-based anti-ballistic missile systems."

Daily News | February 20, 2001

The Defense Department will not release details on its spending request this month when President Bush sends Congress his fiscal year 2002 budget, a DOD spokeswoman told

Daily News | February 15, 2001

The Defense Information Systems Agency today announced it has selected three small businesses to work on a new global information satellite network.

Daily News | February 14, 2001

The Marine Corps announced today it is stepping up inspections of its Vietnam-era CH-46 helicopters after the Navy discovered a crack in a rotor component on one of its aircraft.

Daily News | February 13, 2001

In his most detailed speech yet on national security issues, President Bush said today that his fiscal year 2002 budget would include $2.6 billion "as a down payment on the research and development effort that lies ahead," to transform the United States military.

Daily News | February 13, 2001

Greenpeace announced today it would try to stop the next test of the Pentagon's National Missile Defense system by sending its ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to the Army Missile testing Range at Kwajalein atoll in the Marshall Islands.

Daily News | February 13, 2001

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Pete Domenici (R-NM) said today that he thinks the fiscal year 2003 budget is the best vehicle for President Bush to push for a sizable increase in defense spending and incorporate any strategy changes wrought by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's ongoing defense review.

Daily News | February 12, 2001

Contending that increased defense spending will fall victim to the realities of President Bush's proposed $1.6 billion tax cut, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) called on the president today to send Congress an emergency defense supplemental appropriations bill to pay for specific budget shortfalls facing the military through the remainder of fiscal year 2001.

Daily News | February 9, 2001

The Air Force today awarded Boeing an $800 million contract for as many as seven C-40 aircraft and up to 10 years' worth of associated contractor logistics support.

Daily News | February 8, 2001

The Navy today awarded McDonnell Douglas a $324 million contract to build and install an advanced radar on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft.

Daily News | February 7, 2001

President Bush is expected to select two Reagan administration veterans -- Dov Zakheim and Pete Aldridge -- for top jobs in the Pentagon, sources tell

Daily News | February 5, 2001

The Navy will begin further restricting access to its ships, aircraft and installations, beefing up its port security forces and creating a force protection officer position to further protect its ships and crews from the kind of terrorist attack that left 17 sailors dead when the Aegis destroyer Cole was bombed on Oct. 12 in the port of Aden, Yemen.

Daily News | February 2, 2001

The Defense Department is set to try to find an answer to one of the great bugaboos of modern warfare -- locating and destroying mobile missile targets -- when it begins a demonstration of a new targeting technology called Network-Centric Collaborative Targeting.

Daily News | February 1, 2001

The Air Force today awarded Lockheed Martin a $40 million contract to cover one month's worth of advanced procurement in support of low-rate initial production of the F-22 aircraft.

Daily News | January 31, 2001

House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-OH) has named 10 Republicans -- half of whom will be first-time members -- to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Daily News | January 30, 2001

Pentagon officials expect to finish work today on an assessment of the damage wrought by former Deputy Defense Secretary and CIA Director John Deutch, who stored classified information on unclassified computers when he worked at both agencies, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. Craig Quigley said today.

Daily News | January 30, 2001

The Air Force today awarded Boeing a $1 billion contract to improve the C-17 airlifter, the service's premier troop and equipment mover.

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