Thomas Duffy

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Daily News | December 15, 2000

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric Shinseki's vision for transforming the service from a predominantly heavy force to one that is lighter and more survivable will face many hurdles before it is realized.

Daily News | December 14, 2000

The Army announced today it has given Sikorsky Aircraft a $105.9 million modification to an earlier contract to build 14 Black Hawk helicopters for the Colombian military's fight against narco-traffickers.

Daily News | December 13, 2000

The Defense Department yesterday issued a new acquisition rule that takes into account the challenges a contractor may face in developing new military technologies and ties those challenges to the contractor's profit from a Pentagon contract.

Daily News | December 12, 2000

Just hours after a Marine Corps V-22 Osprey crashed in the North Carolina countryside killing all four Marines onboard, Defense Secretary William Cohen began putting together a "blue ribbon" panel to review the state of the Osprey program, Pentagon spokesman Ken Bacon said today.

Daily News | December 1, 2000

The Office of the Secretary of Defense has determined the Marine Corps Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle is ready to begin engineering and manufacturing development, the service announced today.

Daily News | December 1, 2000

The Navy has completed an environmental assessment of approximately 4,250 acres on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, clearing the way for transfer of the land to the government of Puerto Rico later this month.

Daily News | November 21, 2000

The Navy has delayed a scheduled flight test of the kill vehicle that will form the heart of its Theater Wide missile defense system, according to an industry source.

Daily News | November 21, 2000

The Navy announced today it has awarded three separate contracts with a potential total value of $1.3 billion for shore site and surface ship communications work.

Daily News | November 17, 2000

The White House announced today that the United States was joining the United Kingdom, Germany and France in establishing formal diplomatic relations with the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Daily News | November 15, 2000

If the United States moves ahead with a National Missile Defense system, the move will have a destabilizing effect on arms control agreements around the world and could trigger responses from foreign countries that increase the threat of missile attack against the United States, according to a new report issued by the Council for a Livable World.

Daily News | November 13, 2000

Lockheed Martin last month successfully dropped a laser guidance system the company plans to bid for an Air Force Paveway II GBU-16 contract next March.

Daily News | November 9, 2000

The Navy announced late this afternoon that Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, MS, has been given the job of repairing the destroyer Cole, which was severely damaged during an Oct. 12 terrorist attack in the port of Aden, Yemen.

Daily News | November 8, 2000

While all eyes are riveted on the recount of the presidential vote in Florida, the final results of the House and Senate elections yesterday suggest little movement among the men and women who will likely make up the defense congressional oversight committees in the 107th Congress.

Daily News | November 7, 2000

President Clinton yesterday signed a $14.8 billion foreign operations appropriations bill that cuts $7 million from Clinton's $134 million request for peacekeeping operations.

Daily News | November 6, 2000

A Northrop Grumman tiltrotor unmanned air vehicle crashed Saturday after successfully completing a 26-minute demonstration prototype flight test, the company and the Navy announced today.

Daily News | November 1, 2000

Soon after signing the fiscal year 2001 defense authorization bill into law, President Clinton sent a memorandum to Defense Secretary William Cohen explaining how he wants an equal employment opportunity complaint section of the bill carried out by the Defense Department.

Daily News | October 30, 2000

President Clinton today signed a $309 billion fiscal year 2001 defense authorization bill into law nearly one month after the start of the fiscal year.

Daily News | October 25, 2000

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vernon Clark announced today he has picked Rear Adm. Daniel Bowler to direct the Navy's warfare integration and assessment division.

Daily News | October 25, 2000

House and Senate conferees have approved President Clinton's $55 million fiscal year 2001 request for the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization, which buys and ships heavy fuel to North Korea.

Daily News | October 24, 2000

The Senate will soon consider a bill that would set up an inter-agency panel tasked with preparing the United States for bioterrorist attacks.

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