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19 April 1999 Military News

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  • Airworthiness Of Boeing C-17 Composite Horizontal Tail Verified Boeing 19 Apr 1999 -- The first composite horizontal stabilizer for the U.S. Air Force/Boeing C-17 Globemaster III has successfully completed flight tests at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The new tail, built by Northrop Grumman in Dallas, was installed on C-17 test aircraft No. 1 (T-1) in Long Beach, Calif., late last year.

Other Conflicts

  • 19 April 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 19 Apr 1999
  • PRESS CONFERENCE ON CHILDREN AND ARMED CONFLICT United Nations 19 Apr 1999
  • ETHIOPIA / ERITREA / O-A-U Voice of America 19 April 1999 - ETHIOPIA'S PRIME MINISTER SAYS ERITREA IS NOT SERIOUS ABOUT REGIONAL EFFORTS TO END THE BORDER WAR BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. BUT ERITREA SAYS IT IS ETHIOPIA THAT IS DELAYING THE DEAL.
  • CONGO TALKS Voice of America 19 April 1999-- THE PRESIDENT OF CONGO-KINSHASA, LAURENT KABILA, HAS SIGNED A PEACE DEAL WITH UGANDAN PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI, WHOSE TROOPS ARE BACKING REBELS IN THEIR NINE-MONTH STRUGGLE AGAINST THE KABILA GOVERNMENT. THE AGREEMENT IS MEANINGLESS WITHOUT THE PARTICIPATION OF ALL PARTIES TO THE CONFLICT.
  • CONGO / ACCORD Voice of America 19 April 1999--CONGOLESE PRESIDENT LAURENT KABILA SAYS AN INTERNATIONAL MILITARY OBSERVER MISSION COULD BE IN PLACE ALONG CONGO'S EASTERN BORDERS WITHIN A MATTER OF DAYS. THE OBSERVERS WOULD MONITOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF FOREIGN TROOPS FROM THE CONGO'S NINE-MONTH-OLD CIVIL WAR.
  • COLOMBIA REBELS Voice of America 19 April 1999-- COLOMBIA IS PREPARING TO RESUME PRELIMINARY PEACE TALKS ON TUESDAY WITH THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST REBEL GROUP, THE REVOLUTIONARY ARMED FORCES, KNOWN AS FARC FROM ITS SPANISH INITIALS.
  • ANGOLA / UNITA Voice of America 19 April 1999-- DESPITE INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS, ANGOLA'S UNITA REBEL MOVEMENT CONTINUES TO ACQUIRE NEW WEAPONS -- INCLUDING POWERFUL ROCKETS THAT COULD BE USED IN TERROR ATTACKS ON GOVERNMENT-HELD CITIES.
  • AFGHANISTAN / U-N Voice of America 19 April 1999-- THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL EXPRESSED DEEP CONCERN MONDAY AT THE WITHDRAWAL OF AFGHANISTAN'S RULING TALEBAN FROM TALKS WITH THAT COUNTRY'S OPPOSITION.

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