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24 May 1999 Military News

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  • ORBITAL WINS $16 MILLION CONTRACT FROM U.S. AIR FORCE Orbital Sciences Corp. 24 May 1999 -- Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) announced today its Fairchild Defense Division has been awarded a $16.5 million contract to supply its Digital Terrain System (DTS) to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for its F-16 aircraft.

Other Conflicts

  • 24 May 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 24 May 1999
  • PRESS CONFERENCE BY FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF YUGOSLAVIA United Nations 24 May 1999
  • EAST TIMOR Voice of America 24 May 1999 -- UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL KOFI ANNAN HAS PROPOSED (MONDAY) THE CREATION OF A U-N MISSION IN EAST TIMOR TO CONDUCT THE SCHEDULED POLL IN AUGUST ON AUTONOMY FOR THE TERRITORY. AT THE SITUATION IN EAST TIMOR REMAINS EXTREMELY TENSE.
  • MUBARAK / LIBYA Voice of America 24 May 1999 -- EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT HOSNI MUBARAK HAS FLOWN TO LIBYA FOR A BRIEF VISIT. THE UNEXPECTED TRIP FOLLOWS THE SUSPENSION OF SANCTIONS AGAINST LIBYA AFTER IT HANDED OVER TWO SUSPECTS IN THE LOCKERBIE BOMBING CASE. AND IT FOLLOWS A REPORT THAT THE BOMBING WAS ORDERED BY THE LIBYAN GOVERNMENT.

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