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13 June 1999 Military News

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  • Boeing Completes Wing Mate of X-32A Demonstrator Aircraft Boeing 13 Jun 1999 -- In a major assembly milestone, Boeing has completed mating the single-piece wing for the Joint Strike Fighter X-32 concept demonstrator to its fuselage. A small team of mechanics positioned and mated all of the attach points between the wing and the fuselage within six hours. The two sections practically snapped together, further validating Boeing "lean" concepts on the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.
  • Technology Advances Position GE Fighter Engines for Continued Global Leadership GE Aviation 13 Jun 1999 -- Through several successful development programs, GE (USA)* Aircraft Engines (GEAE) is dramatically enhancing the capabilities of its fighter engines. Also, new aircraft applications and market opportunities will ensure these engines are positioned for continued leadership in the 21st century.
  • GE's New T700/CT7 Program Advancing Steadily GE Aviation 13 Jun 1999 -- The T700/T6E and CT7-8 turboshaft engines, the newest members of GE's T700/CT7 engine family, are progressing on schedule, continuing the pattern of notable success that has characterized this T700/CT7 growth program since its launch in 1994.

Other Conflicts

  • ISRAEL/MUNICH ATTACK Voice of America 13 June 1999 -- ISRAEL SAYS A PALESTINIAN WHO ORGANIZED AN ATTACK ON ISRAELI OLYMPIC ATHLETES 17-YEARS AGO WILL NOT BE ALLOWED BACK INTO THE COUNTRY, EVEN THOUGH HE HAS BEEN LIVING IN THE WEST BANK FROM TIME TO TIME FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS.

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