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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, June 6, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is traveling in Europe through Saturday, June 9. See the background briefing for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Edward C. "Pete" Aldridge, under secretary of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, speaks today at 10:30 a.m. at the National Press Club. See the press advisory for details.

The fourth annual Department of Defense Electronic Commerce Day Conference will be held today and tomorrow at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, VA. The theme for EC Day 2001 is "Revolution in eBusiness Affairs." See the conference web page for details. [link no longer available]

The Defense Information Systems Agency's Wireless Conference ends today in Washington, D.C. The theme is "Wireless: Backbone for Mobile Computing." See the conference web page for details. [link no longer available]

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing room, Pentagon 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

BaltOps 2001, a multinational maritime exercise, continues through June 18 in the Baltic Sea. See the European Command web page for details. [link no longer available]

Joint Patriot '01, a combined inter-service reserve forces exercise, continues through June 30 at several military sites across the United States. See the news release for details.

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06/06/2001
JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER ENGINE AGREEMENT SIGNED Officials from Pratt & Whitney (P&W) and GE Aircraft Engines (GEAE) today signed an agreement to work together on the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, to assure that both companies' engines will be physically and functionally interchangeable across all three variants of the JSF...


06/06/2001
DepSecDef Wolfowitz to Host Honor Cordon for MoFA of Uzbekistan Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov, of Uzbekistan, to the Pentagon at 11:30 a.m. EDT, Thursday, June 7, 2001.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance....





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