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10 May 1999 Military News

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  • Comanche Prototypes Fly Together for First Time Boeing 10 May 1999 -- For the first time, RAH-66 Comanche were a pair in the air, as both Boeing Sikorsky RAH-66 Prototypes lifted off together for a test flight on April 23 at the Comanche Team's Development Flight Center here.

Other Conflicts

  • 10 May 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 10 May 1999
  • PRESS BRIEFING ON EAST TIMOR United Nations 10 May 1999
  • EAST TIMOR/ VIOLENCE Voice of America 10 May 1999 -- AT LEAST ONE MAN WAS SHOT AND KILLED MONDAY IN THE EAST TIMOR CAPITAL DILI, IN THE SECOND DAY OF PRO-INDONESIAN MILITIA VIOLENCE. THE VIOLENCE FOLLOWS RAISED EXPECTATIONS THAT A UNITED NATIONS POLICE FORCE WOULD SOON BE PATROLLING THE TROUBLED TERRITORY.
  • U-N / TIMOR Voice of America 10 May 1999 -- THE UNITED NATIONS SAYS IT IS PREPARING TO DEPLOY MORE THAN 600 STAFF IN EAST TIMOR BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT MONTH TO ASSIST WITH THE TERRITORY'S UPCOMING AUTONOMY POLL. MORE FROM OUR U-N CORRESPONDENT MAX RUSTON.
  • U-S / PAK PRESS REACT Voice of America 10 May 1999 -- THE UNITED STATES HAS CONDEMNED PAKISTAN OVER THE RECENT CRACKDOWN ON JOURNALISTS CRITICAL OF THE GOVERNMENT. WASHINGTON IS CALLING FOR THE RELEASE OF TWO JOURNALISTS BEING HELD WITHOUT FORMAL CHARGES BY THE PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT.
  • CAMBODIA / KHMER ROUGE Voice of America 10 May 1999 -- THE CAMBODIAN GOVERNMENT SAYS IT IS HOLDING THE NOTORIOUS EXECUTIONER OF THE KHMER ROUGE 'KILLING FIELDS' REGIME IN PROTECTIVE CUSTODY. THE MOVE COMES AS A SENIOR UNITED NATIONS ENVOY ARRIVES FOR TALKS ON SECURING INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION IN TRIALS OF TOP KHMER ROUGE LEADERS.

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