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29 January 1999 Military News

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Defense Industry

  • Boeing-British Aerospace Team Offers C-17s to the United Kingdom Boeing 29 Jan 1999 -- Boeing and British Aerospace today submitted a joint proposal to the United Kingdom Ministry Of Defense in response to an invitation to tender for the United Kingdom Short Term Strategic Airlift requirement (STSA).
  • Engineering and Manufacturing Development MV-22 Osprey Aircraft Pass 1,000 Flight Hours Boeing 29 Jan 1999 -- The four engineering and manufacturing development (EMD)V-22 Ospreys just passed 1,000 flight hours while aircraft No. 10 continues flight tests aboard the USS Saipan off the Virginia coast. Each of the EMD airplanes has logged more than 200 flight hours. V-22 tiltrotor aircraft have flown more than 2,200 hours including full scale development testing.
  • GE Supplies IHI With Four LM2500 Gas Turbines To Power Japanese 10DD Destroyers GE Marine 29 Jan 1999 -- GE Marine Engines has received a contract from Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (IHI) to supply four LM2500 aeroderivative gas turbines. The units will be used to power two 10DD Murasame-class destroyers being built for the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).

Other Conflicts

  • 29 January 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 29 Jan 1999
  • PRESS CONFERENCE BY GEORGIA United Nations 29 Jan 1999
  • PRESS CONFERENCE BY SIERRA LEONE United Nations 29 Jan 1999
  • U-N / SIERRA LEONE APPEAL Voice of America 29 January 1999 -- SIERRA LEONE SAYS THE U-N SECURITY COUNCIL SHOULD DO MORE TO STOP FOREIGN SUPPORT FOR THAT COUNTRY'S REBEL MOVEMENT.
  • PRESS CONFERENCE BY SIERRA LEONE 29 January 1999 Press Briefing -- The conflict in Sierra Leone was not internal, but a regional one, and the Security Council should be more even-handed in its approach to the crisis, the country's Finance Minister, James Jonah, told a Headquarters press conference this morning.
  • PHILIPPINES / REBELS Voice of America 29 January 1999 -- GOVERNMENT SOLDIERS DROVE SCHOOL CHILDREN AND TEACHERS TO SAFETY FRIDAY IN A REMOTE SOUTHERN PHILIPPINE COMMUNITY, FOLLOWING THEIR RELEASE BY BY REBELS BELONGING TO THE MORO ISLAMIC LIBERATION FRONT, OR M-I-L-F.
  • THE ROOTS OF AFRICA'S AGONY Voice of America 29 January 1999 -- CIVIL STRIFE IS CURRENTLY RAGING IN CONGO, ANGOLA, SUDAN, SOMALIA, BURUNDI, SIERRA LEONE, ETHIOPIA AND ERITREA. NEITHER THE END OF COLONIALISM NOR THE END OF THE COLD WAR ENABLED AFRICA TO SKAKE OFF ITS CYCLES OF WAR AND FAMINE.

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