Thomas Duffy

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Daily News | January 3, 2000

The United States Commission on National Security, an independent review group headed by former Sens. Gary Hart (D-CO) and Warren Rudman (R-NH), will hold a classified meeting on Jan. 10 and 11 to review several option papers drawn up by the commission's staff and begin writing portions of its Phase II report, due to be delivered to Defense Secretary William Cohen by April 14.

Daily News | December 20, 1999

After receiving a performance rating of 97 out of a possible 100, Raytheon has been given a $1.4 million performance bonus from the Navy for the Rolling Airframe Missile Weapon System helicopter, aircraft, and surface mode development contract, the company announced today.

Daily News | December 16, 1999

Following an 18-month, $3.6 billion effort, the Defense Department is ready for the year 2000 date rollover with 99.9 percent of its mission-critical systems Y2K compliant, Deputy Defense Secretary John Hamre said today.

Daily News | December 15, 1999

The Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $72 million contract to build 12 P-3C anti-surface warfare kits and to install eight previously procured kits into the long-range support aircraft, the Defense Department announced yesterday.

Daily News | December 14, 1999

The General Accounting Office has told Congress the Air Force's depot maintenance activity lost $623 million between 1994 and 1998 even though the service raised labor costs 39 percent.

Daily News | December 9, 1999

Gen. Anthony Zinni, the commander-in-chief of U.S. Central Command, said today that while Iraq receives the lion's share of public attention, Iran remains the United States' "longest term threat and greatest problem" in the Gulf region.

Daily News | December 7, 1999

Carey Smith, a former president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin Canada, has been named vice president for international business development for the company's naval electronics and surveillance systems group, Lockheed Martin announced today.

Daily News | December 7, 1999

Marines at Camp Pendleton, CA, and Camp Lejeune, NC, will be among the first in the Corps to receive "smart cards," pocket-sized electronic tokens that safely store critical personal information, according to an administration message Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Jones issued yesterday.

Daily News | December 3, 1999

Under the terms of a plan Defense Secretary William Cohen sent to President Bill Clinton today, the Navy will substantially pare back its training operations on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

Daily News | December 2, 1999

The Navy announced today that it has taken another step toward having a vertical takeoff and landing unmanned air vehicle operate from its ships by successfully landing a UAV on the Coast Guard cutter Thetis.

Daily News | November 30, 1999

Raytheon and Airbus Industries are teaming up on a tanker aircraft proposal for the Japanese Air Self Defense Forces, according to a Raytheon statement issued today.

Daily News | November 30, 1999

As talks continue between the Clinton administration and the government of Puerto Rico over the Navy's use of the Vieques island training range, elements of the Eisenhower battle group and the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group left Norfolk, VA yesterday to take part in a fleet exercise prior to being sent overseas.

Daily News | November 29, 1999

The Navy's Rolling Airframe Missile upgrade has passed its most recent operational evaluation test and will now be delivered to the fleet, the service said today.

Daily News | November 29, 1999

A government advisory panel looking at homeland terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction will meet Dec. 13 in Santa Monica, CA, according to a notice in the Nov. 16 Federal Register.

Daily News | November 26, 1999

The Air Force has begun spending slightly more than $2 billion it has received from a Kosovo emergency supplemental bill Congress approved last May, according to an Air Force spokesman.

Daily News | November 24, 1999

The Navy announced yesterday it has awarded Lockheed Martin a $589.7 million contract for production of the Trident II D-5 missile.

Daily News | November 23, 1999

Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile chalked up its first engine-powered flight test today, soaring 9,500 feet above the New Mexico desert, the company announced.

Daily News | November 22, 1999

The fiscal year 2000 omnibus appropriations bill approved by the Senate last Saturday calls for the creation of a new State Department position for arms control verification and compliance.

Daily News | November 22, 1999

Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics and Surveillance Systems today announced several new management assignments, including the naming of a senior executive to steer the company's DD-21 surface ship program bid.

Daily News | November 17, 1999

The Marine Corps will host an industry day Dec. 3 to discuss the combat vehicle appended trainer program, a precision gunnery system that will train tank and light armored vehicle crews.

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