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28 May 2002 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs
Defense Industry
News Reports

Current Operations

  • War on Terrorism begins new phase Army News Service 28 May 2002-- American Green Berets and soldiers from the Republic of Georgia stood side-by-side on Memorial Day weekend to begin the newest chapter in the War on Terrorism.

Other Conflicts

  • ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 28 May 2002-- The Israeli army has swept into the West Bank town of Jenin, a brief incursion that killed at least one Palestinian
  • NEPAL / STRIFE VOA 28 May 2002-- Government officials in Nepal say scores of Maoist rebels have been killed during a failed attack on an army base in the western part of the country
  • U-S / MIDEAST VOA 28 May 2002-- The Bush administration is returning its diplomatic focus to the Middle East sending two envoys to the region this week to lay the groundwork for a planned international conference on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Defense Policy / Programs

  • Transcript: Defense Department Briefing, May 28, 2002 Washington File 28 May 2002-- Clarke: We are encouraging Pakistan to remain involved, as they have been, extensively, in the war on terrorism that obviously is a priority for us, that is a priority for the world. We understand what is going on there. We're doing our best with both countries to try to bring the level of tensions down.
  • U.S., DENMARK SIGN JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER AGREEMENT 28 May 2002-- Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics E. C. "Pete" Aldridge and his Danish counterpart, National Armaments Director Jorgen Hansen-Nord, today signed Memorandum of Understanding documents committing Denmark to participation in the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) system development and demonstration phase.
  • Denmark Signs Joint Strike Fighter Memo AFPS 28 May 2002-- Denmark became the third country today to sign on for the development and demonstration phase of the U.S. Joint Strike Fighter program.
  • INDONESIA MILITARY VOA 28 May 2002-- Two American ships have arrived off the coast of Indonesia's port city of Surabaya to take part in a humanitarian exercise with the Indonesian Navy. The exercise does not violate Washington's ban on military ties with Indonesia

Defense Industry

  • Lockheed Martin Releases First C-5 AMP Software Lockheed Martin 28 May 2002 -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, a business area of Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT], recently released the first complete and integrated Block 1.1 Operational Flight Program (OFP) Engineering Test Software for the C-5 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP).
  • Denmark Signs Up for Lockheed Martin JSF Program Lockheed Martin 28 May 2002 -- Denmark today officially became the third international participant in the Joint Strike Fighter program, joining the United Kingdom and Canada in the stealthy aircraft's decade-long development phase.
  • ABL Aircraft Moves Step Closer to Laser System Integration Boeing 28 May 2002 -- The first Airborne Laser (ABL) missile-defense system aircraft, a modified Boeing 747-400 freighter aircraft, has been transitioned to the flight ramp in preparation for flight testing later this summer.

News Reports

  • NATO - RUSSIA SUMMIT VOA 28 May 2002-- NATO has welcomed its former Cold War enemy, Russia, into a new partnership that is aimed at increasing cooperation in fighting terrorism and preventing the spread of weapons of mass destruction
  • Transcript: Bush Remarks at Opening of NATO-Russia Council Meeting Washington File 28 May 2002-- Bush: Today marks an historic achievement for a great alliance and a great European nation. Two former foes are now joined as partners, overcoming 50 years of division and a decade of uncertainty. And this partnership takes us closer to an even larger goal: a Europe that is whole, free and at peace for the first time in history.
  • SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 28 May 2002-- UN agrees on new maritime anti-terror laws
  • SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 28 May 2002-- Closer ties with ex-Soviet bloc nations help Pentagon's training efforts

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