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12 April 1999 Military News

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Current Operations

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • Phase II UCAV Contract Awarded To Boeing Boeing 12 Apr 1999 -- The Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA) and the U.S. Air Force have selected The Boeing Company to continue into the second phase of the Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) Advanced Technology Demonstration program.

Other Conflicts

  • 12 April 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 12 Apr 1999
  • YUGOSLAV WAR CRIMES UPDATE Voice of America 12 April 1999 -- PROSECUTORS AT THE YUGOSLAV WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL IN THE HAGUE ARE LAYING OUT THEIR CASE AGAINST TWO PROMINENT BOSNIAN CROATS WHO THEY SAY PLAYED AN INTEGRAL ROLE IN A LONG-TERM CAMPAIGN OF PERSECUTION AGAINST MUSLIMS.
  • CHIAPAS CONFLICT Voice of America 12 April 1999 -- THE SIMMERING CIVIL CONFLICT IN MEXICO'S SOUTHERN STATE OF CHIAPAS APPEARED ON THE POINT OF EXPLODING ONCE AGAIN LAST WEEK DURING A STAND-OFF BETWEEN STATE POLICE AND SYMPATHIZERS OF THE ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION.
  • RWANDA TRIAL Voice of America 12 April 1999 -- A FORMER MAYOR FROM RWANDA HAS GONE ON TRIAL IN A SWISS COURT FOR HIS ALLEGED PARTICIPATION IN HIS COUNTRY'S 1994 GENOCIDE.
  • SOMALIA/ETHIOPIA Voice of America 12 April 1999 -- SOMALI FACTION LEADERS SAY ETHIOPIAN TROOPS HAVE ATTACKED TWO SOMALI TOWNS. ETHIOPIA SAYS IT HAS ARRESTED WHAT IT TERMS "SOMALI TERRORISTS," BUT SAYS ITS TROOPS HAVE NOT CROSSED THE BORDER.
  • EAST TIMOR/ SECURITY Voice of America 12 April 1999 -- THE GOVERNOR OF EAST TIMOR SAYS HE FEARS ANARCHY ACROSS THE TROUBLED TERRITORY AS MILITIAS WHO FAVOR CONTINUED TIES WITH JAKARTA BEGIN THEIR CAMPAIGN TO CONTROL THE CAPITAL OF EAST TIMOR, DILI.

News Reports

  • IRAN / FUNERAL Voice of America 12 April 1999 -- LARGE CROWDS OF MOURNERS AND SENIOR IRANIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS GATHERED MONDAY IN TEHRAN FOR THE FUNERAL OF AN ASSASSINATED MILITARY OFFICIAL. IRAN HAS VOWED TO TAKE REVENGE AGAINST THE REBEL GROUP THAT CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MURDER.



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