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22 November 1999 Military News

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  • Second Brimstone Missile Flight Test Successful Boeing 22 Nov 1999 -- The Brimstone anti-armor weapon was successfully tested for a second time at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., last month. This followed an initial flight test of the Brimstone missile in August.
  • Boeing Begins CALCM Cruise Missile Deliveries Boeing 22 Nov 1999 -- Boeing today delivered to the U.S. Air Force the first six Conventional Air Launched Cruise Missiles, or CALCMs, produced at the company's Weapons Programs facility in St. Charles, Mo.

Other Conflicts

  • 22 November 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 22 Nov 1999
  • HOLBROOKE / EAST TIMOR Voice of America 22 November 1999 -- The U-S Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke is putting pressure on the Indonesian government to help East Timorese refugees in camps in West Timor to return home.
  • RWANDA / WAR CRIMES PROSECUTOR Voice of America 22 November 1999 -- Rwandan officials say they have refused an entry visa to the U-N's chief war crimes prosecutor to protest the release of a prominent Rwandan genocide suspect.
  • LANKAN CHURCH Voice of America 22 November 1999 -- The death toll in Saturday's artillery attack on a 17th century Dutch church in northern Sri Lanka has risen to 44.
  • COLOMBIA-EXTRADITION Voice of America 22 November 1999 -- Columbia is preparing to extradite more accused drug traffickers to the United States following the transfer Sunday of a suspected heroin dealer to Florida.
  • RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 22 November 1999 -- Russia's army chief of staff says he expects federal troops to capture the Chechen capital, Grozny, without a fight.
  • ANGOLA / NAMIBIA Voice of America 22 November 1999 -- Angolan government troops appear to be making a major push on UNITA rebel positions in the southeast of the country along the Namibian border.
  • ALGERIA ISLAMIST KILLED Voice of America 22 November 1999 -- Unknown gunmen in Algeria have shot to death the third-ranking leader of the banned Islamic Salvation Front.
  • ACEH / ASEAN Voice of America 22 November 1999 -- When leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations sit down this week, there will be no discussion of the calls for independence coming from Aceh.

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