Tony Capaccio

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Name: Tony Capaccio
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Navy Outlines Hurdles to Warship Expansion Plan

U.S. Navy photoThe U.S. Navy says it will be unable to match its current budget plan with the funding requirements to build new surface warships and submarines between 2025 and 2034, Bloomberg reported Monday .Tony Capaccio writes the Navy submitted a ... [Published Executive Gov - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Navy Warns It Can’t Meet Funding Needs in New 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan

The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) in San Diego in March 2013. U.S. Navy Photo Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Navy can’t meet its funding needs for surface warships and a new class of nuclear attack submarines from 2025 to 2034, ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Expanded Iraq Role for U.S. Military Left Open by Dempsey

The top U.S. general isn’t ruling outan expanded role for American military advisers in Iraq .Army General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. JointChiefs of Staff, told reporters today that no decisions havebeen made, when asked at a Pentagon news conference ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Sale of 4,000 U.S. Missiles to Iraq Is Readied

The State Department has toldlawmakers informally that the Obama administration wants to sell Iraq more than 4,000 additional Hellfire missiles for thegovernment’s fight against Islamic insurgents, according topeople familiar with the plan.Sale of the ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Hale: Pentagon to Need War Budget Even After Troops Leave Afghanistan

Robert HaleThe Defense Department will continue to request funding for operations in Afghanistan even after U.S. combat troops return home from that country, Bloomberg reported Thursday .Tony Capaccio writes that outgoing Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale ... [Published Executive Gov - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bergdahl to Be Questioned in Army’s Capture Inquiry

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will beinterviewed starting in about two weeks for the U.S. Army’sinquiry into how he came to be captured in Afghanistan .That’s when Bergdahl, who was released last month afterfive years as a captive of Islamic militants, will ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon Lowers Cost Estimate for F-35 Updates to $1.65B

The Pentagon estimates that upgrades to Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets will cost the department $1.65 billion, or $100 million lower than its forecast last year, Bloomberg reported Monday .Tony Capaccio writes the new estimate represents a 36 percent ... [Published Executive Gov - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Northrop Expecting Multiyear, $4B Navy Contract for Hawkeye Aircraft

Northrop Grumman  (NYSE: NOC) is set to receive a five-year, $3.86 billion contract by the end of June to provide the U.S. Navy with 25 new carrier-based surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, Bloomberg Businessweek reported Thursday .Tony Capaccio ... [Published GovConWire - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Northrop Poised to Win Navy Deal for Up to $3.9 Billion – Bloomberg

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) is in line to get a five-year U.S. Navy contract valued at as much as $3.86 billion to build new surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, according to a Defense Department document. The contract for 25 E-2D Advanced ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon Orders Engine Inspections Before F35s Fly Again

The Pentagon has ordered thatengines on its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters must be inspectedbefore the planes can resume flying.The order, issued June 13, came in response to “an in-flight emergency” on June 10, when a Marine Corps version ofthe plane had ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon Said to Plan Increased Surveillance Over Iraq

The Pentagon will announce todayincreased surveillance over Iraq, U.S. defense officials said.The expanded surveillance, requested by Iraq’s government,will be unmanned and unarmed, according to the officials, whospoke on condition of anonymity in advance ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Big Test Coming for Missile Defense System

The Pentagon’s next big test of its multi-billion-dollar homeland missile defense system is slightly more than a week away, according to a news report. The Missile Defense Agency plans to conduct the next test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System ... [Published Defense Tech - Jun 12 2014]

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Littoral Combat Ship’s Survival in an Attack Qu... [Published Bloomberg - 17 hours ago]
Navy Outlines Hurdles to Warship Expansion Plan [Published Executive Gov - 21 hours ago]
Pentagon Found to Pay Textron Unit $8,124 for a... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 08 2014]
Unsustainable military planning for the future [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Jul 08 2014]
U.S. Navy Warns It Can’t Meet Funding Needs in ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 08 2014]
Expanded Iraq Role for U.S. Military Left Open ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 03 2014]
Sale of 4,000 U.S. Missiles to Iraq Is Readied [Published Bloomberg - Jul 01 2014]
What’s next for OCO? — Air Force suspends F-35A... [Published Politico - Jun 27 2014]
Robert Hale: Pentagon to Need War Budget Even A... [Published Executive Gov - Jun 27 2014]
Bergdahl to Be Questioned in Army’s Capture Inq... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 25 2014]
Pentagon Lowers Cost Estimate for F-35 Updates ... [Published Executive Gov - Jun 25 2014]
Lockheed F-35 Upgrades Cost $920 Million Less, ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 23 2014]
Report: Northrop Expecting Multiyear, $4B Navy ... [Published GovConWire - Jun 20 2014]
Northrop Poised to Win Navy Deal for Up to $3.9... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 19 2014]
Obama holds off on airstrikes as Iraq risks sec... [Published Columbus - Jun 18 2014]
Airstrikes on Iraq Carry Risks as Obama Weighs ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 17 2014]
Kerry says U.S. open to constructive talks with... [Published Columbus - Jun 16 2014]
Pentagon Orders Engine Inspections Before F35s ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 15 2014]
Pentagon Said to Plan Increased Surveillance Ov... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 13 2014]
Big Test Coming for Missile Defense System [Published DefenseTech online - Jun 12 2014]
Big Test Coming for Missile Defense System [Published Defense Tech - Jun 12 2014]
Hagel Says Qatar Told U.S. It Had to Act Fast o... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 11 2014]
Five U.S. Troops Die in Afghanistan in Possible... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 10 2014]
Bergdahl's release renews mystery of capture [Published Columbus - Jun 03 2014]
Obama Unveils $1 Billion Europe Security Fund [Published Bloomberg - Jun 03 2014]
Obama Said to Unveil $1 Billion European Fund i... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 03 2014]
Afghan Prison Funded by U.S. Needs Extensive Re... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 03 2014]
What We Are Reading… May 21, 2014 [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 21 2014]
DoD gives new sequestration details — Public ur... [Published Politico - Apr 16 2014]
AEI/Heritage Project for the Common Defense (Na... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 15 2014]
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U.S. Navy Warns It Can’t Meet Funding Needs in ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 08 2014]
The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) in San Diego in March 2013. U.S. Navy Photo Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Navy can’t meet its funding needs for surface warships and a new class of nuclear attack submarines from 2025 to 2034, ...
Northrop Poised to Win Navy Deal for Up to $3.9... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 19 2014]
Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) is in line to get a five-year U.S. Navy contract valued at as much as $3.86 billion to build new surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, according to a Defense Department document. The contract for 25 E-2D Advanced ...
Big Test Coming for Missile Defense System [Published Defense Tech - Jun 12 2014]
The Pentagon’s next big test of its multi-billion-dollar homeland missile defense system is slightly more than a week away, according to a news report. The Missile Defense Agency plans to conduct the next test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System ...
What We Are Reading… May 21, 2014 [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 21 2014]
Interview: The Perception, Reality, and Politics of Tourism in Egypt Georgetown Public Policy ReviewMr. Badr is the Regional Managing Director of Abercrombie & Kent for Egypt and the Middle East, an upscale tourism operator based in Cairo since 1982. I ...
AEI/Heritage Project for the Common Defense (Na... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 15 2014]
“The 2020 Navy- Bigger, Tougher, Possibly Broke,” by David Axe (War is Boring, 04/07/14) “Surface Warfare: Lynch-pin of Naval Integrated Air/Missile Defense,” by Jim Kilby (CIMSEC, 04/07/14) “Navy’s Magnetic Super Gun To Make Mach 7 Shots At Sea in ...
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