28 April 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing To Use Advanced 27MM Cannon As Basis For JSF Design Boeing 28 Apr 1999 -- Citing lower costs, greater lethality and improved supportability, The Boeing Company this week targeted the Advanced 27mm Aircraft Cannon for its next-generation Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) combat aircraft. Boeing will use the 27mm cannon, being developed by a Boeing-led team, as the basis for the design of the gun system aboard the JSF.
- 28 April 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 28 Apr 1999
- EAST TIMOR REACT Voice of America 28 April 1999-- IN THE DISPUTED TERRITORY OF EAST TIMOR, A LEADER OF A PRO-INDONESIA MILITIA GROUP SAYS HE IS REJECTING A PLAN ANNOUNCED BY THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT TO HOLD A VOTE ON THE FUTURE OF THE DISPUTED TERRITORY. AN INDONESIAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN SAYS THE MILITIAS WILL BE DISARMED.
- TRANSCRIPTION: Press Conference with Minister Downer on East Timor Situation 28 April 1999 -- Foreign Affairs Minister Alexander Downer discusses the Bali summit meeting with Indonesian President Habibie, Prime Minister John Howard and Defence Minister John Moore, regarding East Timor. Mr Downer also outlines what arrangements were discussed to try and bring peace and stability into the East Timor region, following recent bloodshed in the area.
- Subjects: East Timor PRIME MINISTER THE HON JOHN HOWARD PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT 28 April 1999 - What everybody wants is a free and open choice so that the people of East Timor can make a decision about their future. You can't have that free and open choice if the circumstances of harassment and intimidation and violence continue. That is why the commitments made both before and at the meeting, and through the agreement at the United Nations in relation to maintaining peace and relative stability in East Timor are so important.
- U-N / SOMALIA Voice of America 28 April 1999-- THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL SAYS IT IS CONCERNED ABOUT DETERIORATING HUMANITARIAN CONDITIONS IN SOMALIA AND CONTINUING FIGHTING BETWEEN RIVAL MILITIAS IN THE COUNTRY.
- WESTERN SAHARA ADMINISTRATION Voice of America 28 April 1999-- WHILE DIPLOMATIC EFFORTS CONTINUE OVER THE FUTURE OF THE WESTERN SAHARA, THE LARGEST TERRITORIAL DECOLONIZATION ISSUE REMAINING TODAY, NEARLY 200 THOUSAND PEOPLE FROM THE TERRITORY LIVE IN REFUGEE CAMPS IN NEIGHBORING ALGERIA. THEIR LEADERS HAVE PROCLAIMED THE SAHARAWI DEMOCRATIC ARAB REPUBLIC AND HAVE ESTABLISHED POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INSTITUTIONS TO RUN IT.
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