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16 April 1999 Military News

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  • Marines Get New V-22 Operational Flight Trainer Boeing 16 Apr 1999 -- A new motion- based operational flight trainer for the first cadre of U.S. Marine and Air Force V-22 instructor pilots was delivered by Raytheon three months ahead of schedule to the U.S. Marine Corps April 2. It will be used by the Marine Corps' V-22 flight training squadron, VMMT-204.
  • New Technology Saves Millions in V-22 Program Boeing 16 Apr 1999 -- A technology used in laptop computers and flat screen television sets will find its way into the cockpit of the MV-22 Osprey later this year, resulting in substantial savings to the program, according to United States Marine Corps Col. Nolan Schmidt, V-22 program manager.

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  • 16 April 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 16 Apr 1999
  • CONGO/TALKS Voice of America 16 April 1999 -- TALKS AIMED AT SECURING A CEASE-FIRE IN THE WAR IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO ARE UNDERWAY IN THE ZAMBIAN CAPITAL OF LUSAKA. THE TALKS ARE BEING ATTENDED BY ALL THE COUNTRIES INVOLVED IN THE CONGO WAR EXCEPT ANGOLA, WHOSE ATTENDANCE HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED.
  • CONGO FRONT Voice of America 16 April 1999 -- REBELS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO TOOK UP ARMS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OF PRESIDENT LAURENT KABILA MORE THAN EIGHT MONTHS AGO. THE REBELLION HAS DISRUPTED THE LIVES OF THOUSANDS OF CIVILIANS WHO HAVE BEEN FORCED TO FLEE THEIR HOMES.
  • EAST TIMOR / PARAMILITARIES Voice of America 16 April 1999 -- U-S ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS, STANLEY ROTH, SAYS THAT INDONESIA MUST ENSURE THAT PARAMILITARY GROUPS OPERATING IN EAST TIMOR DO NOT COMMIT ANYMORE ACTS OF VIOLENCE.
  • COLOMBIA RIGHTS Voice of America 16 April 1999 -- A UNITED NATIONS REPORT ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN COLOMBIA PRESENTS A PICTURE OF A LAWLESS SOCIETY WHERE VIOLENCE, CORRUPTION AND DRUG TRAFFICKING ARE HAVING A DISASTROUS EFFECT ON THE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLE.
  • ANGOLA/UNITA Voice of America 16 April 1999 -- OFFICIALS FROM THE UNITED STATES AND 14 SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL AFRICAN COUNTRIES HAVE VOWED TO TIGHTEN SANCTIONS AGAINST ANGOLA'S UNITA REBEL MOVEMENT.
  • AFGHAN FIGHTING Voice of America 16 April 1999 -- THE TALEBAN MOVEMENT HAS LAUNCHED A MAJOR ATTACK AGAINST OPPOSITION FORCES LED BY AHMAD SHAH MASOOD NEAR KHANJAN, IN THE BAGHLAN PROVINCE NORTH OF THE CAPITAL.

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