Thomas Duffy

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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.

Daily News | October 24, 2000

Following a 22-minute flight over the California desert this morning, Lockheed Martin's Joint Strike Fighter aircraft touched down at Edwards AFB, CA, completing what the company called a successful first flight test.

Daily News | October 23, 2000

Gen. Yu Yongbo, a member of China's Central Military Commission, will make his first visit to the United States Wednesday as the head of a Chinese military delegation that will undertake an 11-day tour of U.S. military sites, the Pentagon announced today.

Daily News | October 20, 2000

Litton Industries announced today it is exploring the sale of its advanced electronics group, which generated $1.6 billion in revenues in fiscal year 2000 and has about 9,500 employees.

Daily News | October 17, 2000

Marine Corps information officials will soon be hitting the road to educate base commanders on the power of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, a multibillion-dollar information technology project. On Oct. 6, the Navy awarded a $7 billion contract to an EDS-led team to begin work on wiring Navy and Marine Corps installations for intranet services.

Daily News | October 13, 2000

A special House oversight panel says that after months of foot-dragging, the Energy Department has taken steps to allow a new nuclear security office to meet its goal of improving security at the nation's nuclear weapons complexes.

Daily News | October 13, 2000

A Foreign Emergency Support Team made up of investigators and security personnel from the FBI, the State Department and the Justice Department is arriving in Aden, Yemen to begin investigating yesterday's apparent terrorist attack on the Aegis destroyer Cole, Pentagon spokesman Ken Bacon said today.

Daily News | October 11, 2000

Bath Iron Works has added Microsoft Federal Systems to its development team for the Navy's newest combat ship, the DD-21 Zumwalt Class destroyer, the company announced today.

Daily News | October 11, 2000

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a study contract to examine how the Navy's Cooperative Engagement Capability could be integrated with ships of the Royal Navy, according to a statement the company released Oct. 6 out of Portsmouth, England.

Daily News | October 9, 2000

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mike Ryan last week released within the Air Force staff an 800-plus page classified study of the service's operations during the 78-day air war over Serbia.

Daily News | October 6, 2000

Under the Pentagon's Foreign Comparative test program, the Navy will look at a berthing pod for submarines that may make sleeping on a sub more comfortable for some crewmembers, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | October 6, 2000

The Marine Corps has started the process of determining how the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft will affect the surrounding environment if it is based at air stations in Arizona and California.

Daily News | September 29, 2000

The Defense Department announced yesterday that Taiwan is asking for a $1.3 billion military arms sale that would include sophisticated air-to-air missiles, anti-ship missiles, and an improved communications system for ground troops.

Daily News | September 26, 2000

The Pentagon announced yesterday that Israel has asked to buy eight AH-64D Apache helicopters equipped with Longbow fire control radars, a deal worth up to $509 million.

Daily News | September 15, 2000

Naval Air Systems Command late yesterday afternoon announced that four Marine Corps CH-53E heavy-lift helicopters were resuming flight operations following a 14-day grounding of the entire fleet based on safety concerns.

Daily News | September 13, 2000

Following a contentious two-day debate, the Senate today voted 65-32 against considering an amendment offered by Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) to a China trade bill that would have given the president greater flexibility in sanctioning China and other countries if they violate nonproliferation treaties.

Daily News | September 13, 2000

The Air Force announced yesterday it has selected five U.S. companies to provide worldwide airlift services through fiscal year 2001.

Daily News | September 12, 2000

Despite increased attention from Congress and the General Accounting Office over the issue of computer security, many federal agencies, including the Defense Department, continue to be plagued with computer security issues, GAO said in a report released yesterday.

Daily News | September 11, 2000

If Vice President Al Gore wins the November presidential election, his administration will carry out national defense policy along the same lines as the Clinton administration has, the Republican staff of the Senate Budget Committee concludes in a recent analysis of Gore's defense policy. Gore's proposal for a $16 billion defense spending boost over the next six years amounts to a less-than-1 percent increase over current plans, according to the report.

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