26 January 2002 Military News
- RUMSFELD/CUBA OVERNIGHTER VOA 26 Jan. 2002-- U-S Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld travels to Cuba Sunday to visit the U-S Navy Base at Guantanamo Bay, where 158 Taleban and al-Qaida detainees are being held.
- AFGHAN / FRANKS VOA 26 Jan. 2002-- The commander of U-S forces in Afghanistan, General Tommy Franks, is in the region and says the hunt for Saudi-born militant Osama bin Laden and the ousted Taleban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar continues
- ZIMBABWE / POLITICS VOA 26 Jan. 2002-- The main opposition political party in Zimbabwe has won a legal challenge against the government that analysts say could change the outlook for the presidential election planned for March 9th and 10th.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Aegis Weapon System Successfully Intercepts Ballistic Missile Target Lockheed Martin 26 Jan 2002 -- The Lockheed Martin-developed Aegis Weapon System successfully guided a Standard Missile-3 to an intercept of a Theater Ballistic Missile (TBM) target over the Pacific Ocean last night.
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