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  • December 30, 2004 -- Pentagon cutting new arms to save $60 billion
    WASHINGTON, D.C., 31 December 2004. The Pentagon plans to retire one of the navy's 12 aircraft carriers, buy fewer amphibious landing ships for the Marine Corps and delay the development of a costly army combat system as part of $60 billion in proposed cuts over the next six years, according to defense and congressional officials.
  • December 30, 2004 -- Police test video surveillance and communication systems
    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., 30 December 2004. Global ePoint, Inc. has announced continued successful field testing of its advanced video-based surveillance and communication systems in a number of municipal police departments.
  • December 30, 2004 -- ViaSat to build JTRS-compliant MIDS terminal
    CARLSBAD, Calif., 29 December 2004. ViaSat Inc. has been awarded an Engineering Change Proposal modification and corresponding delivery order anticipated to be valued at approximately $60 million for development of a Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) compliant version of the Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) terminal.
  • December 29, 2004 -- Aeroflex to supply test equipment for military communications
    PLAINVIEW, N.Y., 27 December 2004. Aeroflex Inc. announced today that its Wichita division has received orders aggregating $13.6 million for radio test sets in support of secure communications needs for the US Army, US Air Force and Army National Guard.
  • December 29, 2004 -- Navy grants $166 million for amphibious transport ship
    NEW ORLEANS, 23 December 2004. The U.S. Navy has awarded $166 million in additional advance procurement funding to Northrop Grumman Corp., providing long-lead materials for San Diego (LPD 22) and Anchorage (LPD 23), the sixth and seventh San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ships.

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