07 June 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing Delivers Newest F-15E Strike Eagle To U.S. Air Force Boeing 07 Jun 1999 -- Boeing delivered the first new F-15E Eagle since 1994 to the U.S. Air Force during a brief ceremony here today.
- Lockheed Martin to Reveal X-35 Joint Strike Fighter, introduce new FLIR technology, announce new partnership as it sets Paris Air Show schedule Lockheed Martin 07 Jun 1999 -- Lockheed Martin will reveal previously unseen aspects of its Joint Strike Fighter program while the C-130J Hercules and F-16 Fighting Falcon will be showcased in flying and static displays during the 1999 Paris Air Show June 13-20 at Le Bourget, France.
- 7 June 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 07 Jun 1999
- TURKEY-KURDS Voice of America 07 June 1999 -- TURKEY'S MILITARY REJECTS CLAIMS THAT SOME OF ITS OFFICIALS MET WITH KURDISH REBELS TO BROKER A CEASE-FIRE. THE TURKISH GENERAL STAFF SAYS IT REMAINS DETERMINED AS EVER TO KEEP UP ITS BATTLE AGAINST THE KURDISTAN WORKERS PARTY WHICH IS BANNED IN TURKEY.
- EGYPT ISLAMIC PARTY Voice of America 07 June 1999 -- THE EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT HAS REJECTED THE LATEST BID BY A GROUP OF MODERATE ISLAMISTS TO ESTABLISH A POLITICAL PARTY. MEMBERS OF THE WOULD-BE EGYPTIAN "WASAT" PARTY SAY THEY WILL KEEP TRYING TO BREAK INTO THE COUNTRY'S POLITICAL SCENE.
- CONGO-SUMMIT Voice of America 07 June 1999 -- THE THREE SOUTHERN AFRICAN COUNTRIES SUPPORTING CONGO-KINSHASA PRESIDENT LAURENT KABILA HAVE REJECTED RWANDA'S ANNOUNCEMENT OF A UNILATERAL CEASE-FIRE, CALLING IT A GIMMICK AND WARNING THAT THE WAR WILL CONTINUE.
- U.N. LOOKING TO STEP UP ENFORCEMENT OF SANCTIONS AGAINST UNITAUSIA 07 June 1999 -- The chairman of the Security Council's Angola Sanctions Committee has recommended that U.N. monitors be sent to southern Africa in an effort to stop the sanctions busting that is supplying UNITA with arms and petroleum in its war against the Angolan government.
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