18 October 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing Awarded $3.2 Million To Support Air Defense Systems Boeing 18 Oct 1999 -- The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command has awarded the Electronic Systems and Missile Defense unit of The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] an initial $3.2-million contract to continue providing engineering services in support of the Avenger and Bradley-Linebacker air defense systems. Additional options would bring the total amount of the contract to $45-million-plus through fiscal year 2003, if exercised.
- 18 October 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 18 Oct 1999
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 18 October 1999 -- Russian forces in Chechnya are moving into position around the capital, Grozny. Commanders say some units have advanced to within seven kilometers of the northern edge of the city.
- U-N - AFGHANISTAN - IRAN Voice of America 18 October 1999 -- Iran is calling on the United Nations to take stronger action against Afghanistan, in order to stop fighting and terrorism activities in that country.
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