11 January 2000 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Lockheed Martin Completes Two Successful Tests of New Ladar Seeker for Locaas Lockheed Martin 11 Jan 2000 -- Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control - Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control - Dallas has recently completed two successful Laser Detection And Ranging (LADAR) seeker tests as part of the Low Cost Autonomous Attack System (LOCAAS) Advanced Technology Demonstration program.
- 11 January 2000 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 11 Jan 2000
- UNHCR / CHECHNYA Voice of America 11 January 2000 -- The United Nations Refugee Agency reports the number of refugees returning to Russian-controlled areas of Chechnya from the neighboring republic of Ingushetia now outnumbers those leaving Chechnya.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 11 January 2000 -- Russian forces say they have regained control of two towns, Shali and Argun, which were partially overrun by Chechen rebels.
- VIOLENCE IN ACEH January 11, 2000 -- A police sergeant on his way to the mosque for Friday forenoon services, was attacked by an unknown assailant, repeatedly stabbed and ultimately disemboweled. A military non-commissioned officer in a market to buy fish, was accosted by a gang of young thugs who stabbed him to death on the spot.
- AMBUSH IN ACEH January 11, 2000 -- A police and Indonesian marine corps convoy was ambushed recently in Aceh. The incident occurred when a convoy of six trucks carrying Indonesian military and police units was attacked by fire in Bireuen District of Aceh. There is little likelihood the abducted military members will be seen alive again. The AMM usually has tortured and/or killed Indonesian armed forces members who have fallen into its hands.
- UNHCR / TIMOR Voice of America 11 January 2000 -- The United Nations Refugee Agency, the U-N-H-C-R, says hundreds of refugees in camps in West Timor are registering to return home.
- U.N. Important to U.S.-Africa Peacekeeping Goals, U.S. Official Says By Jim Fisher-Thompson USIA 11 January 2000 -- The United Nations remains an important part of the African Crisis Response Initiative (ACRI), the three-year-old Clinton initiative aimed at enhancing African peacekeeping skills, says ACRI Special Coordinator Aubrey Hooks.
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