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01 June 1999 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • First WAH-64 Apache Longbow Arrives in the United Kingdom Boeing 01 Jun 1999 -- First WAH-64 Apache Longbow Arrives in the United KingdomThe first WAH-64 Apache Longbow for the United Kingdom has arrived at the GKN Westland Helicopters facility in Yeovil, England.
  • Third Boeing Full-Mission Simulation Reduces JSF Program Risks Boeing 01 Jun 1999 -- Boeing has successfully completed the third in a series of four full-mission simulations of its operational concept for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Pilots from the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, and the British Royal Navy and Air Force, were on site to evaluate the integration of Boeing JSF avionics, mission-system software and the pilot-vehicle interface (PVI).

Other Conflicts

  • 1 June 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 01 Jun 1999
  • ISRAEL/LEBANON Voice of America 01 June 1999 -- UNDER FIRE FROM HEZBOLLAH GUERRILLAS, ISRAEL'S SOUTH LEBANON ARMY MILITIA ALLY, THE S-L-A, HAS BEGUN WITHDRAWING FROM THE CHRISTIAN ENCLAVE OF JEZZINE, NORTH OF THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION ZONE.
  • LANKA / AMNESTY Voice of America 01 June 1999 -- HUMAN RIGHTS WATCHDOG AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL SAYS THERE ARE ALMOST DAILY REPORTS OF TORTURE IN THE ARMED CONFLICT BETWEEN GOVERNMENT SECURITY FORCES AND TAMIL TIGER REBELS IN SRI LANKA'S NORTH AND EAST.
  • OCALAN NEWSMAKER Voice of America 01 June 1999 -- KURDISH REBEL LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN WENT ON TRIAL TODAY (ED'S: MONDAY) ON AN ISLAND PRISON OFF THE COAST OF TURKEY. THE REBEL CAREER OF A MAN REVERED BY MANY KURDS AS THE FOUNDER OF THEIR AUTONOMY MOVEMENT AND BY MANY TURKS, AS A RUTHLESS TERRORIST. THIS IS A PROFILE OF THE KURDISH LEADER.
  • TURKEY TRIAL TUESDAY Voice of America 01 June 1999 -- KURDISH LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN WAS QUESTIONED AT LENGTH BY TURKISH LAWYERS ON TUESDAY ABOUT SUPPORT FOR HIS ORGANIZATION AND ALLEGATIONS OF MURDER AND DRUG TRAFFICKING. THE QUESTIONING CAME DURING THE SECOND DAY OF HIS TREASON TRIAL
  • RICE SAYS U.S. HAS ENDED MOST ASSISTANCE TO ETHIOPIA, ERITREAUSIA 01 June 1999 -- Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Susan Rice May 25 told the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa that the U.S. government would use its "good offices" to help bring an end to the bloody Ethiopian-Eritrean conflict, but its offer does not include financial assistance to either party for now.

News Reports

  • FRANCE TERROR Voice of America 01 June 1999 -- TWENTY-FOUR PEOPLE, DESCRIBED BY PROSECUTORS AS ALGERIAN ISLAMIC EXTREMISTS, WENT ON TRIAL IN PARIS TUESDAY FOR THEIR ALLEGED ROLE IN BOMB ATTACKS IN FRANCE FOUR YEARS AGO. THE ATTACKS LEFT 12 PEOPLE DEAD AND DOZENS MORE WOUNDED.



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