02 December 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing Selects Lockheed Martin to Provide CALCM Hard-Target Warhead Boeing 02 Dec 1999 -- Boeing has selected Lockheed Martin Electronics and Missiles, Orlando, Fla., to supply a new penetrating warhead for a follow-on configuration to the company's Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missile.
- Tests Verify Boeing X-32 Fuel System Fully Operational, Leak-Free Boeing 02 Dec 1999 -- Testing completed last week by the Boeing Joint Strike Fighter One Team verified that the fuel system for the X-32A JSF concept demonstrator is safe, effective, leak-free and ready for flight testing.
- 2 December 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 02 Dec 1999
- Text: U.S. Statement on Chechnya to OSCE Permanent Council USIA 02 December 1999 -- Ambassador David T. Johnson, head of the U.S. Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), has called on Russia to "pursue steps toward a political solution today" inChechnya.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 02 December 1999 -- Russian military officials say Chechen militants have set up strong defenses in the capital, Grozny, and are fighting Russian troops in two towns near the city.
- U-N SOMALIA Voice of America 02 December 1999 -- A U-N human rights expert says there is growing stability in Somalia. Mona Rishmawi, says the northeastern and northwestern parts of Somalia are quite stable. But the situation in southern Somalia remains turbulent.
- NORTHERN IRELAND HOME RULE Voice of America 02 December 1999 -- Britain has officially transferred home rule powers to Northern Ireland. The Irish Republic in the south has revised its constitution to drop reference to any hostile claims to Ulster province.
- CONGO REBEL FIGHTING Voice of America 02 December 1999 -- The head of the Ugandan-backed Congolese Liberation Movement, Jean-Pierre Bemba, says fighting has broken out between rebels and government troops at Basankusu, about 800-kilometers northeast of the Congo capital, Kinshasa.
- BRIEFING BY SECRETARY-GENERAL'S SPECIAL ADVISER ON CYPRUS United Nations 02 Dec 1999
- CHINA-UIGHUR Voice of America 02 December 1999 -- Chinese authorities have sent the son of a prominent Uighur businesswoman to a labor camp for allegedly supporting Uighur separatism.
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