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19 February 1999 Military News

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  • U.S. Air Force Receives 47th Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Boeing 19 Feb 1999 -- The Boeing Company delivered the 47th C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft to the U.S. Air Force in a short ceremony here today. Maj. Gen. John Batbie, commander of the 22nd Air Force, Dobbin Reserve Air Base, Ga., took delivery of the new airlifter and flew it to its new home at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C.
  • General Dynamics: Both Yards Would Stay Open in Proposed Merger General Dynamics 19 Feb 1999 -- General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) confirmed yesterday its unsolicited bid to acquire the outstanding shares of Newport Shipbuilding, Inc. (NYSE: NNS) for $38.50 per share. General Dynamics made that offer in a letter to Newport News on February 10, 1999.

Other Conflicts

  • 19 February 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 19 Feb 1999
  • KURDS PROTEST Voice of America 19 Feburary 1999 -- ETHNIC KURDS AROUND THE WORLD HAVE BEEN PROTESTING THE ARREST OF ABDULLAH OCALAN BY TURKISH SECURITY FORCES IN KENYA. HE IS THE LEADER OF THE KURDISTAN WORKERS PARTY.
  • TURKEY / KURDS Voice of America 19 Feburary 1999 -- TURKISH WARPLANES ATTACKED KURDISH REBEL BASES IN NORTHERN IRAQ ON FRIDAY, AS TURKISH TROOPS CONTINUED THEIR HUNT FOR REBEL UNITS HIDING OUT IN THE RUGGED MOUNTAINS IN NORTHERN IRAQ.
  • ECUADOR CAPTURE Voice of America 19 Feburary 1999 -- SUSPECTS IN THIS WEEK'S SHOOTING DEATH OF AN OPPOSITION CONGRESSMAN CLAIM THEY KILLED CONGRESSMAN JAIME HURTADO BECAUSE, IN HIS WORDS, MR. HURTADO HAD BEEN ORGANIZING THE TRAINING OF ECUADORIANS IN COLOMBIA FOR GUERRILLA WARFARE.
  • CONGO FIGHTING Voice of America 19 Feburary 1999 -- REBELS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO SAY THEY'VE SHOT DOWN A ZIMBABWEAN JET FIGHTER EARLIER THIS WEEK IN THE SOUTHEAST OF THE COUNTRY.

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