Thomas Duffy

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Daily News | September 6, 2000

Lockheed Martin announced today that it has been given a $60 million contract by the Marine Corps for a new mobile air traffic control radar.

Daily News | September 6, 2000

Northrop Grumman said today it is buying Federal Data Corporation and merging it with Logicon, Northrop's information technology subsidiary.

Daily News | September 1, 2000

President Bill Clinton said today the National Missile Defense system his administration is developing is not technically mature enough for him to decide whether to move forward with a deployment plan.

Daily News | September 1, 2000

The Air Force announced yesterday it has awarded Boeing a $16 million contract for the second phase of a program to convert nuclear-armed, air-launched cruise missiles to conventional missiles.

Daily News | August 30, 2000

The Army yesterday awarded three contracts worth a total of $25.7 million to cover the overhaul of engines and power plants on some of the service's AH-84 Apache and Black Hawk helicopters.

Daily News | August 29, 2000

The Army's Communications-Electronics Command yesterday announced the award of eight separate contracts worth more than $1 billion.

Daily News | August 28, 2000

Anticipating congressional approval of a plan to transfer to Puerto Rico nearly 8,000 acres on the island of Vieques, the Navy's sole live-fire training range for the Atlantic fleet, the service has prepared an environmental assessment to judge the environmental impact of the land transfer.

Daily News | August 24, 2000

The Navy achieved a second successful test flight this morning of the missile that will form the heart of its Area missile defense system.

Daily News | August 22, 2000

On Nov. 8, 1999, the Detroit, a 30-year old fleet oiler assigned to the Navy's Atlantic Fleet, entered the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard to undergo a four-month repair cycle.

Daily News | August 16, 2000

Jacques Gansler, the Pentagon's top acquisition executive, last Thursday upgraded the Navy's Cooperative Engagement Capability program's acquisition profile, making it more of a joint service program, has learned.

Daily News | August 15, 2000

The Air Force will likely fall short of the $21 billion in cost reductions it has mapped out for the F-22 Raptor program because many of the cuts are beyond the service's control, the General Accounting Office reported yesterday.

Daily News | August 15, 2000

The Navy has begun work on an environmental impact statement for the Marine Corps' Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle, according to an Aug. 15 notice in the Federal Register.

Daily News | August 14, 2000

Planned improvements to a West Coast Navy test range will allow it to handle Army and Air Force theater missile defense tests, according to a Navy spokeswoman.

Daily News | August 11, 2000

The Marine Corps announced late yesterday it has cleared 28 AV-8B harrier engines for flight less than two months after the service suspended all Harrier flights following a crash during a training mission at Twentynine Palms, CA.

Daily News | August 7, 2000

Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush is standing by his charge that the Army has two divisions that are not ready to go to war, a Bush spokesman told today.

Daily News | August 4, 2000

In the most important speech of his political life last night, Republican presidential nominee Texas Gov. George W. Bush attacked the Clinton-Gore team for letting the U.S. armed forces fall into disrepair, charging that the military "is low on parts, pay and morale."

Daily News | August 3, 2000

The Navy plans to significantly improve a 36,000-square-mile test range off the coast of California to accommodate, for the first time, missile defense weapons including a boost-phase intercept system.

Daily News | August 2, 2000

The Navy must center all of its energies on maintaining and improving its fleet of ships and aircraft, and in doing so not to let available dollars drive how the service defines its warfighting requirements, newly-appointed Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vernon Clark said last week.

Daily News | July 28, 2000

Due to a delay in developing a key component of an infrared countermeasures suite, Army helicopters will remain vulnerable to ground-launched missiles for at least five more years, according to a General Accounting Office report released yesterday.

Daily News | July 27, 2000

The Senate passed a $288 billion defense appropriations conference report this afternoon by a 90-10 vote, which will now be sent to President Clinton for his signature.

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