08 October 2002 Military News
- DAILY BRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 08 Oct 2002
- IVORY COAST-UNREST VOA 08 Oct 2002-- Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has conceded that government forces have yet to gain full control over the rebel-held city of Bouake. His statement came after state media this week reported loyalist forces had recaptured the city
- ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 08 Oct 2002-- Palestinian gunmen wounded four Israelis -- one of them critically -- in an ambush Tuesday near the West Bank town of Hebron
- CONGO / DEMOBILIZATION VOA 08 Oct 2002-- The International Organization for Migration is warning that unless it gets more money soon, it will be forced to stop its efforts to demobilize soldiers in the Republic of Congo
Defense Policy / Programs
- KUWAIT/MARINES VOA 08 Oct 2002-- One U-S Marine has been killed and another wounded in what Kuwaiti authorities are calling a terrorist incident that occurred during training exercises in Kuwait
- Green Knights Return Marine Corps News 08 Oct 2002-- Families cheered as their fathers, brothers and sons flew overhead, Oct. 2, as Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA(AW)-121) returned safely home from a more than five month deployment to Manas, Kyrgyzstan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
- Newly activated NORTHCOM includes National Guard Army News Service 08 Oct 2002-- The United States Northern Command, which includes a dozen members of the National Guard, was hailed as America's new line of defense against attacks on the homeland and the ravages of natural disasters during an Oct. 1 activation ceremony in central Colorado.
- CACI Awarded Estimated $15 Million Blanket Purchase Agreement to Provide Acquisition and Logistics Support to U.S. Marine Corps CACI 08 Oct 2002 -- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that Automated Sciences Group, Inc., a subsidiary of CACI International Inc, has been awarded a five-year, estimated $15 million blanket purchase order agreement (BPA) to support the United States Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC), Commercial Enterprise Omnibus support services (CEOss) program.
- Lockheed Martin F/A-22 Raptor 08 Readied for Dedicated Initial Operational Test & Evaluation Lockheed Martin 08 Oct 2002 -- As a scheduled part of the F/A-22 program's ongoing developmental efforts, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.'s facility here has successfully completed the modification and upgrade effort necessary for Raptor 08 to begin Dedicated Initial Operational Test & Evaluation (DIOT&E).
- Northrop Grumman-U.S. Army Team Tests Feasibility of Releasing Bat Submunition from Hunter UAV Northrop Grumman 08 Oct 2002 -- The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) conducted simulant drop tests Sept. 23 that successfully demonstrated the feasibility of releasing a Bat submunition from a Hunter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
- MALAYSIA TERROR ARREST VOA 08 Oct. 2002-- Malaysian authorities have arrested an American wanted in the United States for suspected terrorist activities and will likely deport him
- AL QAIDA SUSPECTS / BAIL VOA 08 Oct 2002-- A U-S Federal Judge has granted bail to one U-S citizen in New York state accused of operating an al-Qaida sleeper cell
- TERRORISM / U-S VOA 08 Oct 2002-- The United Nations Security Council today (Tuesday) renewed its commitment to combatting international terrorism and called on all governments to cooperate.
- Defense Official Says U.S. Seeks to Halt New Terror Recruits Washington File 08 Oct 2002-- The United States is conducting the war on terrorism in two primary ways -- by seeking to destroy and disrupt terrorist networks and infrastructure, and by working to halt the flow of new recruits into terrorist ranks, a senior Defense Department official says.
- International Community Remains United in Fight Against Terrorism Washington File 08 Oct 2002-- Security Council reviews year's work to stop terrorists
- One Marine Killed, One Injured in Kuwait Incident AFPS 08 Oct 2002-- One American Marine was killed today and another injured when they were attacked while training on an island off the coast of Kuwait.
- SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 08 Oct. 2002-- Arab station broadcasts alleged bin Laden tape warning of further attacks
- SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 08 Oct 2002-- Hungarian defense minister discusses "slow rate" of his country's NATO progress
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