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12 January 2003 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs
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Current Operations

  • BRAGG UNITS RECEIVE DEPLOYMENT ORDERS XVIII Airborne Corps 12 Jan 2003-- Elements of the XVIII Airborne Corps stationed at Fort Bragg have received deployment orders to reposition forces as required to support the global war against terrorism.

Defense Policy / Programs

  • G-M MILITARY HYBRID VOA 12 Jan 2003 -- A prototype for a new U-S military vehicle is a long way from the classic World War Two Jeep, and even the current Humvee. The pickup truck could become the model for the Army's new fleet of light tactical vehicles by the end of this decade

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

  • IVORY COAST VOA 12 Jan 2003 -- Rebels in Ivory Coast are preparing for this week's start of peace negotiations in Paris, but one insurgent faction is refusing to sign a cease-fire agreement ahead of the talks

  • ISRAEL PALESTINIANS VOA 12 Jan 2003 -- Three rockets fired from the Gaza Strip fell into the Israeli town of Sderot (SID-air-oht), slightly injuring one man. The incident followed a night of violence in the Gaza Strip and Israeli military incursions into several West Bank cities. The incidents left at least two Palestinians dead and 15-others injured

News Reports

  • ZIMBABWE POLITICS VOA 12 Jan 2003 -- Police in Harare are holding the city's mayor and 20 supporters on charges of holding an illegal political meeting Saturday. Police say they will be held in jail until charges are formally lodged against them Monday or Tuesday
  • U-N/AFRICA/RIGHTS VOA 12 Jan 2003 -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sergio Vieira de Mello, is traveling to central and southern Africa on his first field mission since he took the post in September
  • Delta II Delivers NASA's ICESat and CHIPSat to Space Boeing 12 Jan 2003 -- A Boeing [NYSE: BA] Delta II rocket successfully launched the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) and the Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer Satellite (CHIPSat) today in a dual primary payload mission for NASA.



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