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03 July 2002 Military News

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Current Operations

  • W-F-P / AFGHANISTAN VOA 03 Jul 2002-- The U-N World Food Program says it has been forced to suspend some of its projects in Afghanistan because it is running out of money
  • Bosnia Extension VOA 03 Jul 2002-- The U-N Security Council Wednesday extended a U-N police mission in Bosnia for two more weeks, until July 15th, while negotiations continue on U-S reservations about the new International Criminal Court. The United States refuses to approve the full six months of the mandate until the Council agrees to exempt U-S peacekeepers from the court's jurisdiction
  • BUSH-WORLD COURT VOA 03 Jul 2002-- The Bush administration says it will do its part to ensure stability in the Balkans.
  • E-U / BOSNIA MISSION VOA 03 Jul 2002-- The European Union says it is willing to take over the United Nations Bosnia police mission in the event the Americans pull out in a row over the just created international criminal court

Other Conflicts

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • General Dynamics Awarded $260M Air Force Contract for Deployable Communications Systems General Dynamics 03 Jul 2002 -- General Dynamics Decision Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a potential value of $260 million by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for manufacturing and integrating Theater Deployable Communications Integrated Communications Access Packages (TDC ICAP).
  • Lockheed Martin Delivers World's Largest Simulation System to British Army Lockheed Martin 03 Jul 2002 -- The world's largest and most sophisticated simulation system has been delivered successfully to the British Army by Lockheed Martin. The Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (CATT), designed and built by Lockheed Martin UK Information Systems, will revolutionise armoured battlegroup warfare simulation.
  • U.S. Navy Selects Northrop Grumman Team to Provide Missile and Launcher Support Northrop Grumman 03 Jul 2002 -- A team led by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will provide essential program management and technical support to the U.S. Navy's primary surface-to-air missile and launcher program, STANDARD Missile/Surface Launcher Systems (SM/SLS).

News Reports

  • SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 03 Jul 2002-- U.S. offers plan to avert UN Bosnia mission shutdown
  • PAKISTAN'S FIGHT AGIANST TERRORISM VOA 03 Jul 2002-- Pakistan is stepping up its efforts against terrorists. Hundreds of troops are now scouring the tribal areas of northwest Pakistan for al-Qaida fighters who escaped from Afghanistan. Ten Pakistani soldiers were killed when they approached an al-Qaida hideout and were ambushed. President Pervez Musharraf says he will not allow Pakistan to be used as a base for terrorist activity. Police have begun a "Most Wanted" terrorist campaign and are offering rewards for information. They are also mounting raids in response to recent terrorist attacks such as the bombing at the U-S consulate. Critics, however, complain that far more can be done. Is Pakistan doing enough? I'll ask my guests, Husain Haqqani, a Pakistan journalist who is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for Peace; Teresita Schaffer, director of the South Asia program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Marin Strmecki, former congressional staff member and Defense Department official
  • PAKISTAN/AL-QAIDA VOA 03 Jul 2002-- Authorities in Pakistan say four al-Qaida suspects and three Pakistani security personnel have been killed in an encounter in a remote region bordering Afghanistan
  • ICC: U.S. 'GOING IT ALONE' AND BOSNIA DISPUTE SPOIL COURT'S OPENING DAY FMR 03 Jul 2002-- U.S. objections to the ICC and its "threat" to veto the UNSC extension of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission were denounced worldwide as the ultimate in U.S. "arrogance."



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