03 November 2002 Military News
- RUSSIA/HELICOPTER VOA 03 Nov 2002-- The Russian military says Chechen rebels have shot down a Russian helicopter in Chechnya, killing nine servicemen. Moscow said its forces had launched a new offensive in the breakaway region following a recent hostage-taking staged by Chechen militants in Moscow
- RUSSIA/THEATER RAID VOA 03 Nov 2002-- Russian authorities say they are preparing more evidence to send to Denmark as they pursue the extradition of a senior Chechen official detained last week in Copenhagen. The move follows the recent drama at a Moscow theater where 800-people were held hostage by Chechen militants
- SRI LANKA PEACE TALKS VOA 03 Nov 2002-- Sri Lanka's Tamil rebels say they want to enter mainstream democratic politics, after 19-years of civil war.
Defense Policy / Programs
- A look back at OEF HUMRO - the planning Air Mobility Command 05 Nov 2002-- About one year ago, on Oct. 31, C-17s staged from here delivered the one-millionth humanitarian daily ration to the Afghan people as part of the Operation Enduring Freedom humanitarian mission.
- Constellation Battle Group Deploys in Support of OEF navy Newsstand 03 Nov 2002-- More than 8,000 Pacific Fleet Sailors commenced a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom when Naval forces of the USS Constellation (CV 64) Carrier Battle Group departed San Diego Nov. 2.
- TURKEY / ELECTION VOA 03 Nov 2002-- An untested new party with Islamist roots appears headed for victory and a comfortable parliamentary majority in Turkey. In an election Sunday, Turkish voters have rejected virtually all of the country's established political groups and deprived them of any seats in the legislature
- Northrop Grumman-Built Aegis Destroyer, USS Preble, Ready for Commissioning Northrop Grumman 03 Nov 2002 -- USS Preble (DDG 88), the newest in a series of advanced Aegis guided missile destroyers built for the U.S. Navy by Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Ship Systems sector, will be commissioned at 10 a.m. EST Nov. 9, 2002, at Anthony's Pier 4 in Boston, Mass.
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