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December 11, 2000

Dec. 11, 2000 -- Pentagon acquisition chief Jacques Gansler has directed the services to designate programs for a pilot project designed to test a new way of buying weapon systems and other goods and services.

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Dec. 11, 2000 -- In the months since the terrorist attack on the destroyer Cole, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Jones says fleet commanders are regularly calling on Marine Corps Fleet Anti-Terrorist Security Teams to provide high-level security for installations on land and on ships where terrorist threats exist.

"Everybody wants them," Jones told InsideDefense.com Dec. 5. "You might surmise that their relative stock value . . . has increased."

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December 08, 2000

Dec. 8, 2000 -- The three big areas for environmental technology research and development over the next decade are weapon systems design and deployment, unexploded ordnance (UXO) detection and clearance, and training range sustainability, DOD's environment chief said last week.

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Dec. 8, 2000 -- Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Jones has made no secret of his belief that the future of the nation's first-to-fight force hinges on fielding new technologies, specifically the V-22 Osprey, the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle and the Joint Strike Fighter. However, what "mystifies" Jones the most is why acquisition specialists and industry analysts, behind what he calls their "wonderfully comfortable desks," continue to suggest the Pentagon should give up on the JSF program.

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December 07, 2000

Dec. 7, 2000 -- To ensure U.S. warfighters "dominate the computer information domain in future conflicts," the Defense Department has approved the establishment of five reserve organizations that will support DOD information operations and assurance initiatives.

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Dec. 7, 2000 -- The head of the Marine Corps' 2001 Quadrennial Defense Review team said yesterday that the service is viewing that major review as one part of a seamless stream of reviews and planning efforts that will begin in earnest once the new president takes office.

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Dec. 7, 2000 -- Senate lawmakers yesterday passed a fiscal year 2001 intelligence authorization bill without controversial language that would have criminalized leaks of national security information. President Clinton vetoed the original bill three days before the presidential and congressional elections because of that language.

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December 06, 2000

Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe. A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe.

A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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Dec. 6, 2000 -- Pentagon officials have struck a deal designed to save more than 70 Iridium satellites from being taken out of orbit, salvaging potential communications services for warfighters in remote parts of the globe.

A senior Pentagon official said today that the Defense Department may spend as much as $72 million over the next two years on communications services offered by Iridium Satellite LLC, a new venture capital firm that has teamed with Boeing to operate the constellation.

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December 05, 2000

Dec. 5, 2000 -- The General Accounting Office continues to question the Pentagon's plans for myriad antiarmor weapon systems in a new report that suggests the Army should rethink its plans to move a $4 billion tank killer into production early next year.

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Dec. 5, 2000 -- The Army has directed GM Defense and General Dynamics Land Systems to stop work on the $4 billion Interim Armored Vehicle contract in response to a protest filed by losing bidder United Defense LP.

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