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27 May 2002 Military News

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Current Operations

Other Conflicts

  • RED CROSS / PALESTINIANS VOA 27 May 2002-- The International Committee of the Red Cross says it needs about 28-million-dollars to provide emergency food and medical aid to an additional 20-thousand Palestinian families
  • ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 27 May 2002-- Israeli troops have raided Bethlehem as military sweeps continue in the West Bank for wanted Palestinian militants

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • BAE SYSTEMS awarded contract to develop helicopter electric actuation flight control system BAE Systems 27 May 2002 -- BAE Systems Avionics has recently signed a multi-million pound development contract with AgustaWestland. BAE Systems will be a member of a team, which includes Westland Helicopters, FHL (formerly Claverham) and the UK Ministry of Defence, which will develop a digital flight control computer as part of the Helicopter Electric Actuation Technology (HEAT) programme.

News Reports

  • WIDENING WAR ON TERRORISM VOA 27 May 2002-- As the war on terrorism widens, it is more difficult to keep it in focus. Al-Qaida operatives are thought to be in some 70 countries. The pursuit of them leads inevitably to complications in defining that war and finding ways to win it
  • WIDENING WAR ON TERRORISM VOA 27 May 2002-- One of the major problems of the U-S war on terrorism is disentangling it from other wars that could divert or undermine it. The India-Pakistan conflict is one such threat; the Israeli-Palestinian another. Many countries have used the occasion to crack down on internal opposition
  • RUSSIA / NATO VOA 27 May 2002-- Twenty heads of state and government, including U-S President Bush and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, will be in Rome tomorrow (Tuesday) for the signing of a new cooperation agreement between Russia and NATO. The ceremony follows the signing of a landmark arms reduction treaty between the United States and Russia in Moscow (on Friday), and it is being hailed as yet another milestone marking the end of the Cold War
  • SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 27 May 2002-- First contingent of Turks arrives ahead of Kabul security force handover
  • SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 27 May 2002-- U.S. military trying to head off Bush strike against Iraq



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