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15 November 1999 Military News

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Current Operations

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • Boeing Selects Raytheon to Develop AESA Radar Boeing 15 Nov 1999 -- The Boeing Company has selected Raytheon Company, headquartered in Lexington, Mass., to develop an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The announcement follows the completion of a competitive evaluation that began in September 1999.

Other Conflicts

  • 15 November 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 15 Nov 1999
  • PRESS BRIEFING ON SIERRA LEONE PEACE PROCESS United Nations 15 Nov 1999
  • SIERRA LEONE-U-N Voice of America 15 November 1999 -- A leading U-N humanitarian official said today (Monday) that the peace process between the government of Sierra Leone and rebel forces is at a critical juncture.
  • RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 15 November 1999 -- President Boris Yeltsin has vowed to defend Russia's military offensive in Chechnya against a chorus of international criticism at this week's European security summit in Turkey.
  • E-U / CHECHNYA Voice of America 15 November 1999 -- European Union foreign ministers have condemned what they call Russia's use of indiscriminate force in Chechnya.
  • Text: Rubin: Sanctions on Taliban are Now in Effect 15 November 1999 -- The UN Security Council President announced November 15 that sanctions imposed on the Taliban by Security Council Resolution 1267 are now in effect.
  • SECURITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES MEASURES AGAINST TALIBAN FOR FAILURE TO HAND OVER USAMA BIN LADEN Press Release SC/6756 - 15 November 1999 -- On 15 October, the Security Council at its 4051st meeting adopted resolution 1267 (1999) by which it demanded that the Taliban turn over Usama bin Laden without further delay to appropriate authorities in a country where he has been indicted.
  • AFGHAN SANCTIONS Voice of America 15 November 1999 -- Demonstrations continued for a second day against U-N sanctions imposed on the Taleban in Afghanistan, for its failure to hand over suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden.
  • NORTHERN IRELAND Voice of America 15 November 1999 -- In Northern Ireland, former U-S Senator George Mitchell is keeping peace hopes alive with expressions of confidence that Unionists and Republicans will break the deadlock over disarming Irish Republican Army paramilitaries.

News Reports

  • ANGOLA / MBEKI Voice of America 15 November 1999 -- South African President Thabo Mbeki has rejected allegations that he had ever been detained in Angola in the early 1980s.



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