21 July 2002 Military News
- CONGO / RWANDA TALKS VOA 21 Jul 2002 -- Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo held a fourth day of peace talks in South Africa Sunday.
- ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS VOA 21 Jul 2002 -- Israel has accepted the principle that it can only deport the families of Palestinian suicide bombers from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip, if they have been directly involved in terrorism. The decision came in the wake of an international uproar over a proposal to exile relatives of suspected Palestinian terrorists.
- BURMA/SUU KYI TRIP VOA 21 Jul 2002 -- Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says her party will persevere to build democracy in the military-ruled country. As Ron Corben reports, she made the statement during her second political road trip outside the capital since being released from house arrest.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Navy Receives Second Increased Capability Prowler Aircraft from Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman 21 Jul 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) recent delivery of the second ICAP III aircraft will enable the U.S. Navy to increase the tempo of the flight test program for the EA-6B Prowler advanced electronic warfare system.
- Northrop Grumman to Begin Flight Testing of Advanced Radar Northrop Grumman 21 Jul 2002 -- Taking a step to cut risk and evaluate in-flight performance as soon as possible, Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems sector has readied the aircraft that will flight test the advanced radar for the next generation U.S. Navy E-2C Hawkeye.
- Pratt & Whitney wins maintenance contract for Rolls-Royce engines on Harrier fighters Pratt & Whitney 21 Jul 2002 -- The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded a contract to Pratt & Whitney to provide maintenance support for Rolls-Royce Pegasus F402 engines that power AV-8B Harrier fighter aircraft flown by the U.S. Marines.
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