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November 10, 2000

Nov. 10, 2000 -- President Clinton told Congress yesterday that the United States has formally recognized the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia by supporting its application for entry into the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

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Nov. 10, 2000 -- For the sixth time since 1994, President Clinton yesterday extended an executive order declaring a national emergency stemming from the continued dangers caused by the proliferation of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons.

In a letter to Congress, Clinton said he was extending the emergency because "the proliferation of WMD and their means of delivery continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy and economy of the United States."

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November 09, 2000

Nov. 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. Ingalls built the Cole in 1994.

In a statement released today, the Navy said Ingalls "was determined to be the shipyard best suited to make repairs to the Cole." Work will begin in January and is expected to last one year, the Navy said.

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Nov. 9, 2000 -- Next week the Marine Corps will sign a memorandum of understanding designed to strengthen relations with the Israel Defense Force, InsideDefense.com has learned.

First reported by Inside the Navy this summer, the MOU will formalize bonds regarding military exercises and acquisition programs.

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Nov. 9, 2000 -- General Dynamics announced today that it will purchase Primex Technologies, a company that specializes in propulsion technologies and projectile and warhead integration.

GD will pay $32.10 per share and assume $170 million in debt, according to the terms of the agreement between the two companies. The deal has been approved by both boards and will be subject to regulatory review before it is final.

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November 08, 2000

Nov. 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. Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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Nov. 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. Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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Nov. 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. Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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Nov. 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. Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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Nov. 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. Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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Nov. 8, 2000 -- The Defense Department today announced the establishment of the "Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation" at Ft. Benning, GA. The name reflects the new focus of the controversial Army School of the Americas, which was directed by Congress in the fiscal year 2001 Defense Authorization Act.

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Nov. 8, 2000 -- Lockheed Martin Information Systems has been awarded a $32.7 million contract for new live-fire training ranges at several Army facilities in the United States and overseas.

The contract, handed out by the Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Rock Island, IL, is for $7.7 million initially, but estimated to be worth more than $32 million. Also, according to a Nov. 8 Defense Department announcement, "subsequent delivery orders that may be issued will be scheduled as requirements are identified."

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Nov. 8, 2000 -- The nation's top intelligence collection and processing agencies -- the National Reconnaissance Office, the National Security Agency and the National Imagery and Mapping Agency -- will begin holding regular meetings to more clearly define their roles, responsibilities and relationships, InsideDefense.com has learned.

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Nov. 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.

Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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Nov. 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.

Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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Nov. 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. Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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Nov. 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. Sen. Chuck Robb (D-VA), who had been a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee for most of the two terms he served, lost to former Virginia Gov. George Allen. Robb was the ranking member of the readiness and management support subcommittee.

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November 07, 2000

Nov. 7, 2000 -- The damaged destroyer Cole is headed back to its home port of Norfolk, VA, aboard a Norwegian salvage vessel, but the Navy has yet to decide where it will be repaired, Pentagon spokesman Ken Bacon said today. The Cole's journey from Aden, Yemen to Norfolk will take about 32 to 45 days depending on sea conditions and Norfolk may not be its final stop, Bacon added.

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Nov. 7, 2000 -- The damaged destroyer Cole is headed back to its home port of Norfolk, VA, aboard a Norwegian salvage vessel, but the Navy has yet to decide where it will be repaired, Pentagon spokesman Ken Bacon said today. The Cole's journey from Aden, Yemen to Norfolk will take about 32 to 45 days depending on sea conditions and Norfolk may not be its final stop, Bacon added.

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Nov. 7, 2000 -- The damaged destroyer Cole is headed back to its home port of Norfolk, VA, aboard a Norwegian salvage vessel, but the Navy has yet to decide where it will be repaired, Pentagon spokesman Ken Bacon said today. The Cole's journey from Aden, Yemen to Norfolk will take about 32 to 45 days depending on sea conditions and Norfolk may not be its final stop, Bacon added.

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