10 May 2002 Military News
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 10 May 2002
- PRESS CONFERENCE ON PALESTINIAN CHILDREN United Nations 10 May 2002
- PRESS CONFERENCE BY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF EMINENT PERSONS GROUP United Nations 10 May 2002
- ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS VOA 10 May 2002-- The nearly six week siege of Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity has ended. Palestinian militants left the shrine, one by one, shortly after sunrise
Defense Policy / Programs
- HOUSE / DEFENSE BILL VOA 10 May 2002-- The House of Representatives has approved a 383-billion dollar defense spending bill for fiscal year 2003
- Background Briefing on the Defense Planning Guidance AFPS 10 May 2002-- Senior Defense Official: So on the next slide, then, the six operational goals that we laid down a year ago and were the heart of effort in '03 in the Defense Planning Guidance, were to protect critical bases of operation. And I think I was here to talk with you about that some time ago. That's not only the United States, but those operating bases abroad or those places where American and allied forces are operating from abroad. And that was against not just missile threats, which is the way it's most commonly thought about, but there's also the passive defense operations that are needed, as well.
- Satellite helps battlefield info flow Army News Service 10 May 2002-- Soldiers from the Fort Huachuca's 11th Signal Brigade are the first to train with and man a new communications system that is touted to greatly increase the speed at which information travels across the battlefield.
- Civilian deputy resigns over Crusader flap Army News Service 10 May 2002-- The Army released May 10 the findings of a recent Army Inspector General investigation into the unauthorized release of a draft talking-points paper which defended the retention of the Crusader howitzer development program in the Army budget.
- TIPS Team Meets with NATO AGS Industrial Working Group for Transatlantic Discussions Northrop Grumman 10 May 2002 -- The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS), Galileo Avionica and Northrop Grumman ISS International, Inc., the three major defence companies forming the Transatlantic Industrial Proposed Solution (TIPS) team, met with the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) Industrial Working Group in Berlin on Tuesday during ILA '02 to discuss details of the TIPS approach presented to NATO last month.
- Thales introduces first CAPS approved, AES-ready encryptor Thales 10 May 2002 -- Thales, a leading network security provider for UK government applications, has introduced a new version of its Datacryptor 2000 to meet the demands of the UK government for very high levels of security.
- Rumsfeld Says 'Smart Sanctions' Won't Stop Saddam Washington File 10 May 2002-- Rumsfeld: So if the question goes not to what's going to happen by way of the vote, but to a question as to whether or not it's likely that those borders will be sealed and prevent things that will enhance Iraq's military capability, I think the answer's it will not. I think the discussions are useful, and certainly the United States has been participating in those, and I'm -- have every confidence that things will be better than they were. But there's no question, if you have a determined dictator, as we do with Saddam Hussein, that he's going to continue to improve his military capability, as he has been in recent months.
- Wolfowitz Refutes Unilateralism Charges, Cites U.S. Leadership Washington File 10 May 2002-- Wolfowitz: I suppose one is defensive because unilateralism has this bad odor. But I think the president's been very clear from the beginning that we were attacked, we're going to take the measures we need to defend ourselves....
- RUSSIA/EXPLOSION VOA 10 May 2002-- The death toll from Thursday's explosion in the Russian republic of Dagestan has risen to 41, including at least 13 children
- TAIWAN / MISSILE VOA 10 May 2002-- Taiwan has test-fired a locally made air-defense missile, one day after President Chen Shui-bian called for a resumption of talks with Beijing
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