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05 October 1999 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • U.S. Army, Boeing to Highlight Rotorcraft Pilot's Associate at AUSA Boeing 05 Oct 1999 -- The U.S. Army and The Boeing Company will highlight the newest technology in the rotorcraft industry during the Association of the United States Army Conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 11-13. Rotorcraft Pilot's Associate, an advanced mission/cockpit management system, has the potential to revolutionize flight in the next millennium.

Other Conflicts

  • 5 October 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 05 Oct 1999
  • EAST TIMOR - FOOD Voice of America 05 October 1999 -- The United Nations and aid workers in East Timor have launched a massive operation to distribute food to thousands of families in the capital Dili. The drive comes as refugees begin to filter back into the capital after weeks spent hiding in the hills from anti-independence militia groups.
  • INDONESIA / ECONOMY Voice of America 05 October 1999 -- Indonesia's political woes are damaging prospects for the country's fragile economy. The confidence of foreign investors and international lending agencies has been badly shaken by recent events.
  • EAST TIMOR REBELS Voice of America 05 October 1999 -- International peacekeepers in East Timor have dropped a request for members of the territory's guerrilla army to disarm. The guerrilla soldiers will be allowed to keep their weapons in their own camps.
  • EAST TIMOR - FOOD Voice of America 05 October 1999 -- The United Nations and aid workers in East Timor have launched a massive operation to distribute food to thousands of families in the capital Dili. The drive comes as refugees begin to filter back into the capital after weeks spent hiding in the hills from anti-independence militia groups.
  • U-N / TIMOR RETURNS Voice of America 5 October 1999 -- The U-N Refugee Agency, U-N-H-C-R, says it is delaying the start of its airlift of Timorese refugees from squalid camps in West Timor to their homes in East Timor.
  • U-N - TIMOR PEACEKEEPING Voice of America 5 October 1999 -- U-N Secretary-General Kofi Annan is recommending deployment of nearly 10-thousand peacekeeping troops to East Timor to maintain security.
  • RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 05 October 1999 -- Russian ground forces have seized the northern one-third of Chechnya, and are meeting only scattered resistance as they push deeper into the breakaway region. Two Russian jets have been lost on missions over Chechnya.
  • SIERRA LEONE / OUTLOOK Voice of America 05 October 1999 -- The peace agreement that ended Sierra Leone's eight year civil war was signed three months ago this week. During the past 90 days, security in the West African nation has improved significantly, and the rebellion's chiefs have returned home. However, the accord's most sensitive elements have yet to be implemented, and disagreements continue to cause delays.

News Reports

  • ARGENTINA/NAZI COMMISSION Voice of America 05 October 1999 -- An Argentine government commission investigating Nazi activities has found evidence of gold transfers and government collusion in helping war criminals settle in the South American nation in the immediate post-war period.



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