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20 April 1999 Military News

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Defense Industry

  • Alliant Techsystems Awarded Two Contracts Valued at $3 Million to Produce FMU-139A/B Fuzes ATK 20 Apr 1999 -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) said it has been awarded two contracts valued at approximately $3 million from two U.S. allies to produce FMU-139A/B electronic bomb fuzes.
  • Boeing Sikorsky Comanche Posts Robust Month of Flight Test Boeing 20 Apr 1999 -- The Boeing Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche flight test team completed a record level of activity during March 1999. During that time, 20 operations were recorded, an average of nearly one per weekday at the Comanche Team's Experimental Flight Test Facility in West Palm Beach, Fl.
  • New Boeing C-17 Honors "The Spirit of Middle Georgia" Boeing 20 Apr 1999 -- The Boeing/U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III is not permanently based in this central Georgia community, but when "The Spirit of Middle Georgia" touched down Saturday, the airlifter and its crew received a homecoming-style welcome. The C-17 flew to Macon to serve as the centerpiece for a dedication ceremony honoring the region for which it is named.

Other Conflicts

  • 20 April 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 20 Apr 1999
  • EAST TIMOR SECURITY Voice of America 20 April 1999-- INDONESIA'S MILITARY CHIEF ARRIVED IN THE TROUBLED TERRITORY OF EAST TIMOR TUESDAY. GENERAL WIRANTO SAYS HE WILL DISARM THE MILITIAS WHICH ARE CREATING HAVOC IN EAST TIMOR.
  • COLOMBIA/PEACE TALKS Voice of America 20 April 1999-- IN COLOMBIA, GOVERNMENT NEGOTIATORS HAVE RESUMED PRELIMINARY PEACE TALKS WITH THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST REBEL GROUP -- FARC. THE GOVERNMENT WARNS THAT IF THERE IS NO SERIOUS PROGRESS THIS WEEK, THE PRESIDENT MAY SCRAP TALKS.
  • ANGOLA / KAUNDA Voice of America 20 April 1999 -- ANGOLAN GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES SAY THEY HAVE BEEN PROVIDING SUPPORT TO ZAMBIAN OPPOSITION LEADER KENNETH KAUNDA. THE MOVE IS AN APPARENT SIGN OF ANGOLA'S DISPLEASURE WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBIAN
  • ETHIOPIA / ERITREA CULTURE WAR Voice of America 20 April 1999 - ERITREA'S PRESIDENT SAYS HIS WAR WITH NEIGHBORING ETHIOPIA IS NOT ABOUT RIVAL BORDER CLAIMS, IT IS ABOUT CULTURE.

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