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02 May 2005 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • Rocket-powered final exam launches AFPN 02 May 2005 -- Two semesters of work boiled down to a 10-second countdown before a cadet-built rocket blasted off here April 30.
  • Now part of Human Resources Command, DS3 program helps injured Soldiers Army News 02 May 2005 -- In an official ceremony April 29, Human Resources Command took over the operations of the Disabled Soldier Support System - DS3 for short.
  • MDSU 1 Assists with World War II B-24J Recovery Efforts Navy NewsStand 02 May 2005 -- Mobile Dive and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 in conjunction with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) is currently conducting recovery operations off the coast of the Republic of Palau.
  • Digital Advances Produce Improved Unmanned Aerial Vehicles AFPS 02 May 2005 -- One day on a gray-painted aircraft carrier tossed by turbulent seas, a grizzled Navy commander awaits the arrival of a new pilot.

  • Press conference by JAPAN’S FOREIGN MINISTER United Nations 02 May 2005
  • State Department Briefing, May 2 Washington File 02 May 2005 -- Iran, U.S. Delegation to Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference/Strengthening the Non-Proliferation Regime/Application to Countries That Have Violated Their Commitments Under the Treaty/U.S. Support for Universal Adherence of Additional Protocols/U.S. Reduction in the Number of Operationally Deployed Strategic Nuclear Weapons/U.S. Continuation of Moratorium on Nuclear Testing, U.S. Support for Broad Reform at the United Nations, John Bolton's Nomination to be U.S. Representative to the United Nations, U.S. View of Human Rights Conditions in Other Countries, North Korea, Japan, Italy, China/Taiwan, Syria, Egypt
  • White House Daily Briefing, May 2 Washington File 02 May 2005 -- Central American & Dominican Free Trade Agreement, Nonproliferation Treaty/WMD, Social Security, North Korea, Bolton nomination

Defense Industry

  • U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $5 Million Contract for Modernization Work on USS Connecticut General Dynamics 02 May 2005 -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $5.2 million contract modification under a basic ordering agreement for engineering and technical services in support of the Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) of the USS Connecticut (SSN-22), a Seawolf-class attack submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).
  • Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Air Force Mission Planning Delivery Order Northrop Grumman 02 May 2005 -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a delivery order to adapt its Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) for use in a service-oriented environment by joint service warfighters.
  • CACI Says GAO Report on Interagency Contracting Fails to Acknowledge Urgent Impact of Wartime Circumstances on Contracting Practices CACI 02 May 2005 -- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today its position regarding the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) recent report on "Interagency Contracting." The company believes that the GAO failed to fully acknowledge the impact of the urgent, wartime and combat-related circumstances upon the contracting practices used by the Army and Department of the Interior ("DOI") in awarding work to CACI in Iraq in August 2003. CACI notes that it provided interrogation services only in Iraq.
  • Northrop Grumman and VERITAS Software Help Ensure Continuity of Operations for the U.S. Coast Guard Northrop Grumman 02 May 2005 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), in cooperation with VERITAS Software Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTS), has successfully demonstrated that the Northrop Grumman Decision Agent (tm) and VERITAS Cluster Server and Volume Replicator provide a reliable cross-country, continuity-of-operations solution for protecting critical data in the U.S. Coast Guard's use of the Defense Message System.
  • BAE SYSTEMS Receives U.S. Coast Guard Contract For Port Security Demonstration System BAE Systems 02 May 2005 -- BURLINGTON, Mass. -- BAE Systems has received a contract from the U.S. Coast Guards Research and Development Center to build the SeeCoast Port and Coastal Scene Awareness Prototype and Demonstration System. The program, valued at $3.3 million including options, is part of the Department of Homeland Securitys (DHS) Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) Automated Scene Understanding program.

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Boeing, Lockheed Martin to Form Launch Services Joint Venture Boeing 02 May 2005 -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) have entered into an agreement to create a joint venture that will combine the production, engineering, test and launch operations associated with U.S. government launches of Boeing Delta and Lockheed Martin Atlas rockets. The joint venture, named United Launch Alliance, will reduce the cost of meeting the critical national security and NASA expendable launch vehicle needs of the United States.
  • Boeing, Lockheed Martin to Form Launch Services Joint Venture Lockheed Martin 02 May 2005 -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) have entered into an agreement to create a joint venture that will combine the production, engineering, test and launch operations associated with U.S. government launches of Boeing Delta and Lockheed Martin Atlas rockets.



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