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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.

Daily News | January 25, 2001

Unlike his predecessor, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is not stopping the Joint Chiefs of Staff from providing Congress with budget "wish lists" that detail unfunded requirements for each of the military services, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. Craig Quigley said today.

Daily News | January 23, 2001

The Navy today awarded two contracts worth nearly $1 billion for integrated installation support of its command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems.

Daily News | January 23, 2001

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld started his second tour at the Pentagon Monday by participating in a secure telephone conversation with Secretary of State Colin Powell and National Security Adviser Condoleeza Rice, followed by a meeting today with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at which the main topic of conversation was the services' transformation plans, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. Craig Quigley said.

Daily News | January 22, 2001

Before it cements a plan to consolidate ship maintenance work at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, the Navy should develop a complete accounting of consolidated maintenance activities there and distinguish between the different types of maintenance work the shipyard will handle, the General Accounting Office said in a report released today.

Daily News | January 18, 2001

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Jones has asked the service's inspector general to investigate whether the commanding officer of a Marine Corps V-22 training squadron based at New River, NC, asked Marines to falsify maintenance records on the squadron's aircraft, one of which crashed on Dec. 11, killing four Marines, the service announced today.

Daily News | January 18, 2001

Deputy Defense Secretary Rudy de Leon gave final approval last week to a shift of $63 million from the services' fiscal years 2001 and 2002 budgets to the Single Integrated Air Picture office, which was set up last year to resolve interoperability problems among the major military commands.

Daily News | January 17, 2001

Under a new plan approved last week by the Pentagon comptroller, the Navy will discard a building block development plan and fiscal year 2006 deployment date for the Theater Wide missile defense program to focus instead on fielding a fully capable and operational system about four years later.

Daily News | January 17, 2001

After seeing its officer attrition rates reach 10.1 percent during fiscal year 1999, the Marine Corps is reporting the figure has dropped a full percentage point in FY-00 and that the service exceeded its congressionally authorized end strength of 17,888 officers by 50.

Daily News | January 8, 2001

The Air Force announced today it has awarded three separate contracts totaling $350 million for support work on the F-22 Raptor program.

Daily News | January 5, 2001

The Air Force will ask Congress for permission to reprogram $38 million into the $800 million airborne laser program for fiscal year 2001 to counter technical challenges involving "air worthiness testing, laser segment and beam control design," the service said today.

Daily News | January 2, 2001

A coalition of defense industry trade groups is asking the incoming Bush administration to make several changes to how the Pentagon meets logistics and readiness needs, the most significant of which is the creation of a new deputy under secretary for logistics and material readiness.

Daily News | January 2, 2001

The General Accounting Office is recommending the federal government review a proposed sale of Russian low enriched uranium to a private U.S. company to judge its effect on national security and the U.S. commercial nuclear fuel industry.

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