09 September 2002 Military News
- U.N.'s Brahimi Says Afghanistan Will Need Help for Years Washington File 09 Sept 2002-- Afghans must lead the way, U.N. envoy says
- U.S. Military Report Says Taliban Hid Guns in Civilian Areas Washington File 09 Sept 2002-- Unclassified Executive Summary Investigation of Civilian Casualties, Oruzgan Province Operation FULL THROTTLE
- PENTAGON/AFGHANISTAN/ISAF VOA 09 Sept 2002-- Pentagon officials say they do not object to expanding the international peacekeeping force for Afghanistan outside the capital, Kabul
- AFGHANISTAN MASOOD VOA 09 Sept 2002-- Afghans paid tribute Monday to former Northern Alliance Commander Ahmad Shah Masood, who was assassinated one year ago by suspected al-Qaida terrorists at his base in northern Afghanistan
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 09 Sep 2002
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 09 Sept 2002-- Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has condemned all terror attacks against Israeli civilians and said he is ready to negotiate peace.
- SUDAN /FIGHTING VOA 09 Sept 2002-- In Sudan, leaders of government forces say they are preparing to fight to regain control of an important town from rebels in southeastern Sudan
Defense Policy / Programs
- Guard restructuring armor to lighter brigades Army News Service 09 Sept 2002-- Some armor brigades in the National Guard will be transformed into lighter, more mobile outfits, Secretary of the Army Thomas White told National Guard leaders Sept. 8.
- BAE SYSTEMS To Hold Further Future Integrated Soldier Technology (FIST) Supplier Conference BAE Systems 09 Sep 2002 -- Following its recent down-selection to manage one of two competitive planning phases for the UK Ministry of Defence's Future Integrated Soldier Technology (FIST) requirement, BAE Systems is extending a further open invitation to domestic and overseas industry representatives to attend a supplier conference focused on the company's commitment to creating a 'best of breed' partnership.
- Northrop Grumman's X-47A Pegasus Unmanned Vehicle Successfully Completes Second Taxi Test Northrop Grumman 09 Sep 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's Integrated Systems sector has achieved another milestone in preparation for the first flight of its X-47A Pegasus experimental unmanned air vehicle (UAV) with the successful completion of the vehicle's second taxi test at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif.
- Northrop Grumman Team Wins Contract Valued at Over $300 Million for U.S. Army's Land Information Warfare Activity Northrop Grumman 09 Sep 2002 -- A team led by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a contract to provide Information Operations (IO) technical and management support for the U.S. Army's Land Information Warfare Activity (LIWA).
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