29 May 2002 Military News
- U-S/PHILIPPINES REWARD VOA 29 May 2002-- The United States is offering a reward of up to five-million dollars for help in capturing the leaders of the Philippine Muslim extremist group Abu Sayyaf
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 29 May 2002
- REGEV-ABiNader-ARAFAT VOA 29 May 2002-- "Is Chairman Arafat still relevant?" Mark Regev, a spokesman at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, and Jean AbiNader of the Arab American Institute appeared on the program "NewsLine" to intensely debate two sides of the issue.
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 29 May 2002-- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon convened top ministers in his cabinet today (Wednesday) to discuss a possible response to recent Palestinian shooting attacks and suicide bombings
Defense Policy / Programs
- Army begins fielding of Strykers Army News Service 29 May 2002-- The first Stryker Interim Armored Vehicles are now being shipped to Fort Lewis, Wash.
- Boeing Receives DARPA-Army UCAR Contract Boeing 29 May 2002 -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has selected Boeing [NYSE: BA] to receive a $3 million award to conduct a concept development study for the DARPA-U.S. Army Unmanned Combat Armed Rotorcraft, or UCAR, program.
- FiatAvio To Participate In GE/Rolls-Royce JSF-F136 Engine Program GE Aviation 29 May 2002 -- Under the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently signed by GE and FiatAvio, FiatAvio has joined the GE/Rolls-Royce JSF-F136 team, responsible for design, development, and manufacture of structural components for the low-pressure turbine.
- Northrop Grumman Receives DARPA Award to Study Army Unmanned Rotorcraft Program Northrop Grumman 29 May 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will study an unmanned combat armed rotorcraft (UCAR) program that will provide enhanced reconnaissance and attack capabilities for U.S. Army aviation. The study constitutes a significant milestone to develop unmanned systems for the Army.
- LOCKHEED MARTIN BREAKS GROUND ON NEW THAAD MISSILE PRODUCTION FACILITY IN TROY, ALABAMA; EXPANSION TO RAISE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN PIKE COUNTY Lockheed Martin 29 May 2002 -- Lockheed Martin broke ground today in Troy, Ala. on a new production facility for the Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System that will eventually provide additional jobs for Pike County residents.
- SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 29 May 2002-- Pentagon says Pakistan preparing to shift anti-terror troops out of Afghan border area
- KUCHINS-NATO VOA 29 May 2002-- NATO has formally accepted its old adversary, Russia, as a new partner in security cooperation to tackle what the alliance's Secretary-General, George Robertson, calls their common enemy: global terrorism. U.S. President George W. Bush, 18 other NATO leaders, and Russian President Vladimir Putin inaugurated a NATO-Russia Council Tuesday at an Italian airbase near Rome. Andrew Kuchins, Director of the Russian and Eurasian Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, located here in Washington, was our guest on the VOA-TV program, "NewsLine," and he spoke about the significance of the NATO agreement
- TURKEY AND THE WAR ON TERRORISM VOA 29 May 2002-- Turkey has long been a bridge between East and West. A predominantly Muslim nation, Turkey has been part of the NATO alliance for half a century. When the United States was attacked on September 11th, Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit said "They were attacks not just against the United States, but against humanity and world peace. The entire humanity must unite against terrorism."
- Wolfowitz Says War on Terror Is Choice Between Future, Middle Ages AFPS 29 May 2002-- Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz will travel to Singapore and stress to defense leaders that the war on terrorism is a conflict between two visions of the world.
- SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 29 May 2002-- Moscow welcomes NATO partnership accord
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