Archiv für den Tag: 15. Februar 2011

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 – President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2012 defense budget request continues the department’s reform agenda, but protects personnel and family programs, Pentagon officials said. Overall, the Defense Department budget is declining, with funding for overseas contingency operations dropping by $41.5 billion, due mainly to military operations winding […]

Obama Asks for $671 Billion Defense Budget in Fiscal 2012





Anzac Ship Electronic Support System Upgrade, Enhanced ADF Telecommunications Networks, and Special Operations Capability Vehicle Enhancements The Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith MP, and the Minister for Defence Materiel, Jason Clare MP, announced today that the Government has given First Pass Approval for three major Defence capability projects: upgrades to […]

Australia – Special Operations Capability Vehicle Enhancements





WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 – Afghan and coalition forces detained several suspected insurgents yesterday in the Shah Wali Kot district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, military officials reported. Troops were seeking a Pakistan-based Taliban leader who is responsible for trafficking foreign fighters into southern Afghanistan, officials said, and also is connected […]

Afghan, Coalition Forces Detain Insurgents in Kandahar


WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 – Training will begin shortly for experts in certain specialties and leaders as part of the plan for finalizing repeal of the law that bars gay men, lesbians and bisexuals from serving openly in the military, the chief of staff for the Defense Department’s repeal implementation […]

‚Don’t Ask‘ Repeal Training Set to Begin


ARMY Raytheon-BBN Technologies, Inc., Cambridge, Mass., was awarded a $54,340,021 firm-fixed-price contract Feb. 9, 2011. The award will provide for the purchase of 300 Boomerang III Perimeter Defense Systems in support of the Army’s mission in Operation Enduring Freedom. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Mass., with an estimated completion […]

USA – US Military contracts for FY11