04 December 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Contracts Launch F-22 Into Production Boeing 04 Dec 1999 -- The F-22 Raptor, America's next generation air superiority fighter, soared smoothly into production as the U.S. Air Force exercised a firm fixed price contract option with the Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 contractor team totaling approximately $189 million for advance procurement of six low rate initial production aircraft.
- RUSSIA/CHECHNYA Voice of America 04 December 1999 -- The commander of Russian forces in the North Caucasus says the Chechen capital, Grozny, is fully blockaded by Russian troops.
- INDONESIA - ACEH Voice of America 04 December 1999 -- At least two people were wounded in the Indonesian province of Aceh when government soldiers opened fire on a group of people celebrating the anniversary of the founding of the rebel separatist movement.
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