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09 January 2002 Military News

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Operations

Government Statements and Transcripts

  • Text: O'Neill Reports Progress Against Terrorist Financing 09 Jan. 2002-- O'Neill: Today we are blocking the assets of two organizations and two individuals who have been stealing from widows and orphans to fund al-Qaida terrorism. The Afghan Support Committee, branches of the Revival of Islamic Heritage Society and two of their employees defrauded well-intentioned donors and turned funds meant for good into funds for evil. These bad actors will now be pariahs in the civilized world.
  • DOD IDENTIFIES SEVEN MARINES KILLED IN KC-130/R CRASH 09 Jan. 2002-- The Department of Defense announced that the following Marines were killed as a result of the crash of a KC-130/R aircraft in Pakistan today

Defense Industry

  • BAE SYSTEMS awarded contract for ale-47 aircraft survivability equipment suite BAE Systems 09 Jan 2002 -- Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, and Austin, Texas -- The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command has awarded BAE Systems Integrated Defence Solutions (IDS) a $4.9 million contract to provide ALE-47 countermeasures dispensers to a suite of Army helicopters.
  • BAE SYSTEMS to support royal navy warfighting capability BAE Systems 09 Jan 2002 -- BAE Systems has been awarded a four-year prime management contract by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence to oversee Post Design Services (PDS) activities on all in-service Royal Navy Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems.
  • Lockheed Martin Conducts Second Successful Guided MLRS Test Lockheed Martin 09 Jan 2002 -- Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control successfully conducted an engineering development flight test (EDT-2) of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) today at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. EDT-2 marks the second consecutive successful test of GMLRS. The rocket was launched from an MLRS M270 Improved Position Determining System (IPDS) launcher. Major test objectives included demonstrating the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and verifying navigation performance and warhead effectiveness. During the flight, the rocket traveled more than 60 km to the impact area, marking the longest distance tested to date.

Defense Industry

News Reports

  • AFGHANISTAN / U-S VOA 09 Jan. 2002-- A three-member U-S congressional delegation says the people of Afghanistan are living in a state of fear and improving security in the war-ravaged country is the new government's top priority
  • AFGHAN SUFFERING VOA 09 Jan. 2002-- After war and drought, the needs of Afghans are great, but they are not being met. Food, clothing and other goods are reaching some areas, though not enough. Continued fighting, unpredictable warlords and inadequate delivery are keeping relief from those who may need it most
  • Nuclear Worker Arrested VOA 09 Jan. 2002-- Police in California have arrested a former nuclear plant worker for allegedly making terrorist threats against former coworkers
  • TERROR TRIAL VOA 09 Jan. 2002-- A federal judge in Virginia could decide as early as next week whether to allow live television coverage of the trial of suspected terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui. Mr. Moussaoui is the only person charged so far in connection with the September 11th terrorist attacks. His trial is scheduled to begin in October.

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