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14 April 1999 Military News

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  • Boeing Super Hornet Demonstrates Aerial Refueling Capability Boeing 14 Apr 1999 -- The U.S. Navy's newest strike fighter, the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, has successfully demonstrated its aerial refueling capability in the skies over Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. During flight tests, F/A-18E1 successfully refueled another Super Hornet, an S-3 Viking and an F-14 Tomcat.
  • Boeing Demonstrates Joint Strike Fighter Avionics Boeing 14 Apr 1999 -- Boeing has successfully completed the second in a series of Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) avionics demonstrations for the U.S. government. The demonstrations are an important factor toward reducing risk in the development of the operational JSF, called the Preferred Weapons System Concept.
  • General Dynamics Withdraws Bid for Newport News Shipbuilding General Dynamics 14 Apr 1999 -- In a statement issued today, the Department of Defense said that it would not support the proposal by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) to acquire Newport News Shipbuilding, Inc. (NYSE: NNS). General Dynamics had made the bid in a letter to Newport News dated February 10, 1999.

Other Conflicts

  • 14 April 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 14 Apr 1999
  • PRESS CONFERENCE ON RWANDA TRIBUNAL United Nations 14 Apr 1999
  • EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS Voice of America 14 April 1999 -- A UNITED NATIONS REPORT SAYS EXTRAJUDICIAL, SUMMARY, OR ARBITRARY EXECUTIONS ARE INCREASING AND OCCUR IN EVERY COUNTRY INTHE WORLD.
  • ERITREAN REACT Voice of America 14 April 1999 -- ERITREA'S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES HAS DISMISSED ETHIOPIA'S LATEST OFFER OF A CEASE-FIRE AND A TROOP WITHDRAWAL FROM THE DISPUTED AREA ALONG THE TWO COUNTRIES' BORDERS.
  • ETHIOPIA / ERITREA CEASEFIRE Voice of America 14 April 1999 -- ETHIOPIA SAYS IT IS POSSIBLE TO HAVE A CEASEFIRE IN THE WAR WITH ERITREA BEFORE ERITREAN TROOPS PHYSICALLY WITHDRAW FROM DISPUTED AREAS.
  • EAST TIMOR / GUSMAO CALL Voice of America 14 April 1999 -- EAST TIMOR INDEPENDENCE LEADER XANANA GUSMAO HAS DECLINED TO RETRACT THE CALL TO ARMS THAT HE MADE LAST WEEK. BUT AT THE SAME TIME, HE IS URGING CALM IN THE TROUBLED TERRITORY.
  • U-S / AFGHANISTAN Voice of America 14 April 1999 -- THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION IS EXPRESSING CONCERN ABOUT THE PROSPECT OF RENEWED WARFARE IN AFGHANISTAN, AFTER THE FAILURE OF TALKS BETWEEN THE RULING TALEBAN AND THE OPPOSITION.

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