22 August 2002 Military News
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 22 Aug 2002-- Israel says it will strip the rights of four Palestinians from east Jerusalem, who took part in a Hamas terror group
Defense Policy / Programs
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 22 Aug 2002
- PRESS CONFERENCE BY RWANDA United Nations 22 Aug 2002
- BRIEFING BY SECRETARY-GENERAL’S PERSONAL HUMANITARIAN ENVOY United Nations 22 Aug 2002
- Franks Calls Kazakhstan's Contribution to War on Terrorism "Powerful" Washington File 22 Aug 2002-- Kazakhstan has made "a very powerful contribution" to the global war on terrorism and having Kazakhstani liaison officers at U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) headquarters in Tampa, Florida, has been "a very helpful thing," CENTCOM Commander General Tommy R. Franks told reporters in Astana August 21.
- Franks Says Stability Is Long-Term Issue in Afghanistan Washington File 22 Aug 2002-- Army General Tommy Franks, commander-in-chief of the U.S. and coalition military effort in Afghanistan, says he believes the international community will continue "for years ahead" to work with the Karzai government in Afghanistan on stability issues.
- All Ships to Fly First Navy Jack During War on Terrorism Navy News Stand 22 Aug 2002-- For only the third time, the First Navy Jack will be flown in place of the Union Jack on all ships throughout the U.S. Navy.
- Aircraft storage center receives first B-1 AFPN 22 Aug 2002-- The first of two dozen B-1 Lancers to be stored as part of the Air Force's B-1 fleet reduction plan arrived at the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center here Aug. 20.
- Boeing and Naval Oceanographic Office Successfully Demonstrate Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Boeing 22 Aug 2002 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] and the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) announced today the successful completion of more than two weeks of demonstrations of the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) system, setting the stage for performing commercial surveys for the world's oil and gas industry.
- ATK Composite Structure Flies into Space on Inaugural Launch of Lockheed Martin Atlas V Rocket ATK 22 Aug 2002 -- An ATK (Alliant Techsystems, NYSE: ATK) composite structure flew into space on the new Lockheed Martin Atlas V 400 rocket yesterday, as the largest and most powerful member of the Atlas family of launch vehicles made its inaugural launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
- U-S-Kosovo Arrests VOA 22 Aug 2002-- The United States has joined the European Union and Russia in rebuking the Kosovo government for its criticism of the arrests of former ethnic-Albanian rebel leaders in Kosovo by U-N police. The arrests last week have stirred up political passions in the Yugoslav province, which has been under U-N administration for three years
- ABU NIDAL VOA 22 Aug 2002-- One of the world's most notorious terrorists, Abu Nidal, has died in Baghdad. Some reports say the leader of the Fatah Revolutionary Council shot himself to avoid arrest by Iraqi security forces who were going to bring him in for questioning. His own group claims he was assassinated.
- PHILIPPINES KIDNAP VOA 22 Aug 2002-- Philippine military officials say Abu Sayyaf rebels have beheaded two of six captives who were abducted Tuesday on a remote southern island
- SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 22 Aug 2002-- NATO-led peacekeepers detain five Algerians in Kosovo
- SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 22 Aug 2002-- Fleet Commander: "NATO scout ships follow Russia Baltic Fleet exercises"
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