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16 March 1999 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs
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Current Operations

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • Boeing Delivers Third Production Super Hornet to U.S. Navy Boeing 16 Mar 1999 -- The third production model F/A-18E/F Super Hornet was delivered on schedule to the U.S. Navy by The Boeing Company today. The aircraft ferried from Lambert International Airport in St. Louis to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

Other Conflicts

  • 16 March 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 16 Mar 1999
  • EAST TIMOR / GUERRILLAS Voice of America 16 March 1999 -- AS DISCUSSIONS OVER THE FUTURE OF EAST TIMOR CONTINUE, THE PRO-INDEPENDENCE FALINTIL GUERRILLAS --WHO HAVE BEEN FIGHTING IN THE IN THE JUNGLE FOR THE LAST 24 YEARS -- MAY HAVE TO REASSESS THEIR ROLE.
  • SUDAN/ SLAVERY CONTROVERSY Voice of America 16 March 1999 -- A LONG SIMMERING CONTROVERSY HAS ERUPTED BETWEEN THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND -- UNICEF -- SOME HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS, AND SOME CHARITIES OVER THE ISSUE OF BUYING FREEDOM FOR SLAVES IN SUDAN.
  • ETHIOPIA / ERITREA FIGHTING Voice of America 16 March 1999 -- INTERNATIONAL MEDIATORS TRYING TO END THE BORDER WAR BETWEEN ETHIOPIA AND ERITREA HAVE, SO FAR, FAILED TO COME UP WITHA CEASEFIRE.
  • CONGO FIGHTING Voice of America 16 March 1999 -- REBELS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO SAY THEY'VE INFLICTED HEAVY CASUALTIES ON GOVERNMENT TROOPS AND THEIR ALLIES THIS WEEK IN BATTLES IN THE SOUTH OF THE COUNTRY.
  • AFGHAN AGREEMENT Voice of America 16 March 1999 -- THE UNITED NATIONS REMAINS UPBEAT ABOUT A POWER-SHARING AGREEMENT AIMED AT BRINGING PEACE TO AFGHANISTAN.

News Reports

  • MEXICO/DRUGS Voice of America 16 March 1999 -- THE MEXICAN DEFENSE DEPARTMENT HAS REJECTED CHARGES MADE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES THAT DEFENSE MINISTER ENRIQUE CERVANTES IS INVOLVED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKERS.



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