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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
 
SASC Confirmation Hearing for James Shinn to be Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs at a hearing of the Senate Armed Service Committee on at10:30 a.m. EST in Room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.
 
Dyke Weatherington, deputy director DoD Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Task Force will conduct a briefing at 10:30 a.m. EST, Dec. 18, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, on the just released “Unmanned system Roadmap, 2007-2032.” This new report details how the department and the services should proceed with the development and use of unmanned craft in the next 25 years. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.
 
 


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12/18/2007
Mrap Vehicle Orders Top 11,900             The Department of Defense today announced a contract award for an additional 3,126 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to be manufactured and completed by end of July 2008. Four manufacturers received the...


12/18/2007
Press Briefing on The Roadmap On Unmanned Vehicles           Dyke Weatherington, deputy director DoD Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Task Force will conduct a briefing at 10:30 a.m. EST, Dec. 18, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, on the just released “Unmanned system Roadmap,...




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