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27 September 2002 Military News

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  • U-S/CHINA SHIP VOA 27 Sept 2002-- China and the United States are disagreeing over whether a U-S Navy vessel broke international law by conducting research in waters off the Chinese coast
  • New Command Shifts Thinking on Defense AFPS 27 Sept 2002-- Establishing U.S. Northern Command Oct. 1 shifts the way the U.S. military thinks about defending the United States, DoD's point man on homeland security matters said.
  • NAVSEA Awards SSGN Conversion Contract Navy Newsstand 27 Sept 2002-- Naval Sea Systems Command awarded yesterday a $442,923,371 contract to Electric Boat Corp. to provide detail design, procurement and manufacturing of Long Lead Time Material (LLTM) to support the conversion of up to four Ohio-class SSBN submarines to Ohio-class SSGN submarines.
  • Another UH-1Y Prototype "Darkens" Maryland Skies Navy Newsstand 27 Sept 2002-- The H-1 Upgrade Program came one step closer to its unofficial goal, of "darkening the Maryland skies with H-1's," last week when the fourth of five AH-1Z and UH-1Y prototypes made its first flight here.

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  • ITALY / TERRORISM VOA 27 Sept 2002-- More than 30 alleged members of the al-Qaida terror organization have been arrested in Italy since the September 11th attacks last year in the United States.
  • MALAYSIA / AL QAIDA VOA 27 Sept 2002-- Malaysian police have arrested a man they say is a key member of a militant Islamic group thought to have links to the al-Qaida terrorist network
  • SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 27 Sept 2002-- Portugal's president supports Bulgaria's bid to join NATO and EU
  • SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 27 Sept 2002-- German daily: "A Marine officer to lead NATO into counter-terrorism war"



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