22 November 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- 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.
- 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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