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11 November 2002 Military News

Other Conflicts
Defense Policy / Programs
Defense Industry
News Reports

Current Operations

Other Conflicts

  • NEPAL: MAOIST INSURGENCY VOA 11 Nov 2002-- Nepal, a small South Asian nation of 23 million people, landlocked between the world's two most populated nations, India and China, is facing a guerilla war by Maoists rebels who want to abolish the monarchy and establish a communist system in this poor country.
  • ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS VOA 11 Nov 2002-- Israeli military officials have warned that they will retaliate for the murder overnight of five Israelis by a Palestinian gunman
  • NETHERLANDS SREBRENICA VOA 11 Nov 2002-- The Dutch Parliament is investigating the role peacekeepers from the Netherlands played in the 1995 massacre of more than eight-thousand Muslim men and boys in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. It is an emotional issue for the Dutch, whose peacekeepers failed to prevent what a war crimes tribunal has ruled was genocide.
  • IVORY COAST /TALKS VOA 11 Nov 2002-- Ivory Coast rebels say they are ready to resume peace talks with the government. The talks, which have been on hold in Togo since Saturday, seek to end a seven-week-old rebellion
  • SAF RIGHT WING VOA 11 Nov 2002-- In South Africa, a previously unknown white supremacist group has claimed responsibility for the bombings that rocked the mainly black township of Soweto two-weeks ago

Defense Policy / Programs

  • PENTAGON/WEST AFRICA VOA 11 Nov 2002-- U-S officials have uncovered what they believe is an al-Qaida terrorist connection in west Africa that could be a threat to stability in that region.
  • 26th MEU embark Marines work to finalize load plans MCN 11 Nov 2002-- As the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit left Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 13 for the Amphibious Ready Group Exercise (ARGEX) aboard the ships of USS IWO JIMA Amphibious Ready Group, Marines of the MEU's embarkation section implemented their plan to move several thousand tons of combat and support equipment and nearly 1,800 Marines and Sailors to the three ships.
  • Marines, Sailors combine maintenance efforts MCN 11 Nov 2002-- As the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit continues workups aboard the three ships of Amphibious Squadron-6 in preparation for deployment next year, the integration of the Navy and Marine Corps team is a necessity to the success and accomplishment of the mission of the USS Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group.

Defense Industry

  • BAE SYSTEMS delivers command application to NATO BAE Systems 11 Nov 2002 -- BAE Systems C4ISR has delivered a further development of the GP3 command support application to the NATO Allied Command Europe Rapid Reaction Corps' (ARRC), supporting the retention of the latter's certification as a High Readiness Force (Land).
  • Boeing Delivers First Autonomous Undersea Surveillance System to U.S. Navy Boeing 11 Nov 2002 -- Boeing Integrated Defense Systems has delivered for test the first Long-Term Mine Reconnaissance System, or LMRS, vehicle that sets the stage for the U.S. Navy to clear shipping routes by identifying mines in potential threat areas to depths of 1,500 feet.
  • Northrop Grumman Passes DD(X) Milestone, Successfully Tests Peripheral Vertical Launching System Northrop Grumman 11 Nov 2002 -- The DD(X) system design team led by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has executed a major risk reduction test on its peripheral vertical launching system (PVLS) magazine within three months after work began on the contract.
  • Boeing Receives GPS IIF Production Approval Boeing 11 Nov 2002 -- Boeing Integrated Defense Systems has received approval from the U.S. Air Force to begin space vehicle production of the first three satellites for the Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) IIF program, all of which will be built by Boeing Satellite Systems in El Segundo, Calif.

News Reports

  • INDONESIA BOMBING VOA 11 Nov 2002-- Indonesian police now say there is a connection between their top suspect in last month's Bali bombing and an Indonesian cleric whom Washington says is linked to the al-Qaeda terrorist network. The October 12th blast at a crowded Balinese nightclub killed at least 180 people - most of them foreign tourists
  • BRITAIN / TERRORISM VOA 11 Nov 2002-- British Prime Minister Tony Blair says there has been a surge of new intelligence about a possible terrorist attack in the British Isles. He has warned the public to remain vigilant, but not to become paralyzed by the threats
  • Wolfowitz: Terrorists Destined for "Dust Heaps of History" AFPS 11 Nov 2002-- Rainy, gray and blustery skies didn't deter Deputy Defense Secretary Paul D. Wolfowitz from flying here today to attend a Veterans Day ceremony honoring Revolutionary War-era troops.

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