07 March 2002 Military News
- AFGHAN/FIGHTING VOA 07 Mar. 2002-- The fighting in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan between U-S led coalition forces and al-Qaida and Taleban fighters has been particularly fierce
- AFGHAN / U-X-O VOA 07 Mar. 2002-- Flags were flown at half-staff at the German military compound in Kabul Thursday in honor of the soldiers killed this week in a freak accident
- Interview with U.S. Army Soldiers who Participated in Operation Anaconda 07 Mar. 2002-- Live interview with U.S. Army soldiers who participated in Operation Anaconda in eastern Afghanistan
- U.S. Troops Describe All-Day Shahi Khot Battle AFPS 07 Mar. 2002-- The March 2 ground battle in the Shahi Khot Valley between U.S. infantry and Al Qaeda terrorists was "a close-up, American fight," a sergeant major wounded in the fight said today.
- AFGHAN/PENTAGON VOA 07 Mar. 2002-- The U-S led military assault on al-Qaida and Taleban forces in eastern Afghanistan could be over in a matter of days
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 07 Mar 2002
- Saudi Peace Initiative VOA 07 Mar. 2002-- Israelis and Palestinians continue to kill each other at alarming rates in the newest round of Middle East violence. Saudi Arabia's diplomatic initiative last month to end the violence remains barely alive. In today's Dateline report, Judith Latham explores the international reaction to the Saudi proposal and its chance for success.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Pentagon Renovation and Rebuilding Briefing 07 Mar. 2002-- Evey: The exact goal for September 11th, our stated goal is we want to have people back in the building on E Ring, where the aircraft impacted, by September 11th. We want them to be sitting at their desk performing their mission, doing their work. So we expect those offices not just to have a chair in it, that people sit in, we expect those to be fully functional offices
- Rumsfeld Hits Home at Pentagon Town Hall AFPS 07 Mar. 2002-- -- Donald H. Rumsfeld says what he thinks, and military people here like what he has to say.
- Boeing-SAIC Team Selected for U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems Program Boeing 07 Mar 2002 -- Today's announcement selecting The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) team as the Lead System Integrator (LSI) for the U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) places it in a unique partnership role with government on a program that is key to the Army's transformation goals.
- 5,000th Longbow Hellfire Missile Rolls Off Production Line Lockheed Martin 07 Mar 2002 -- Longbow Limited Liability Company (LBL), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corporation's Missiles and Fire Control unit (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Electronic Systems sector, recently completed the 5,000th production round of the Longbow Hellfire missile (AGM-114L).
- Northrop Grumman Wins $27.2 Million Contract For Ship Navigation System Services Northrop Grumman 07 Mar 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Sperry Marine unit has won a U.S. Navy contract worth up to $27.2 million to provide engineering and technical support for integrated ship navigation and control systems.
- Northrop Grumman Team Receives Millennia Task Order to Provide Secure Wireless LAN Capability to U.S. Army Northrop Grumman 07 Mar 2002 -- A team led by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) task order to provide secure wireless LAN capability to the U.S. Army Program Manager, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, Fort Monmouth, N.J.
- Northrop Grumman Awarded Multiship Contract for San Diego-Based Aircraft Carriers Northrop Grumman 07 Mar 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that its Newport News sector has been awarded a multi-year, multiship contract by the U.S. Navy for nonpropulsion work on Nimitz-class aircraft carriers in San Diego through 2007. The contract is valued at approximately $150 million.
- UN/IRAQ VOA 07 Mar. 2002-- For the first time in over a year, a senior Iraqi delegation is in New York for talks with U-N Secretary General Kofi Annan. The Iraqis want an end to international sanctions; The U-N wants weapons inspection teams to be allowed to return to Iraq immediately
- INDONESIA / PEACEKEEPER VOA 07 Mar. 2002-- An Indonesian court has sentenced the man who murdered a United Nations peacekeeper in East Timor to seven years in prison
- SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 07 Mar. 2002-- E-mail traffic shows Al Qaeda members appear to be regrouping
- Democrats Backing the War Effort, by Senator Joe Lieberman 07 Mar. 2002-- This column by U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (Democrat-Connecticut) first appeared in The Wall Street Journal March 7 and is in the public domain. No republication restrictions
- First Iraq Weapons Talks "Useful," UN Says USIA 07 Mar. 2002-- Iraqi delegation will return in April
- ZIMBABWE / VOTE VOA 07 Mar. 2002-- Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, says this weekend's presidential election cannot be considered free and fair
- ZIMBABWE/OPPOSITION VOA 07 Mar. 2002-- In Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe says, once this weekend's presidential poll is over, his government may consider bringing charges against his main challenger for president, Morgan Tsvangirai, in connection with an alleged murder plot
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