12 June 2005 Military News
- Air Strikes outside of Karabilah MNF-I 12 Jun 2005 -- Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team-2 engaged a terrorist force in western Al Anbar Province, June 11.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Guantanamo Provides Valuable Intelligence Information 12 Jun 2005 -- In response to recent media interest and the disclosure of a classified interrogation log from Guantanamo, the following information is provided.
- U.S. Air Force awards Hamilton Sundstrand an aftermarket contract valued at up to $250 million Hamilton Sundstrand 12 Jun 2005 -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Hamilton Sundstrand a contract with an estimated value of $250 million over three years to supply spare parts and logistics support for a wide range of military aircraft.
- Hamilton Sundstrand to provide 4 more systems for the Airbus A400M Hamilton Sundstrand 12 Jun 2005 -- Airbus and EADS CASA have chosen Hamilton Sundstrand to provide four more major systems for the Airbus Military A400M transport aircraft.
- Hamilton Sundstrand to supply fly-by-wire flight control computers and actuators for new BLACK HAWK UH-60M helicopters Hamilton Sundstrand 12 Jun 2005 -- Hamilton Sundstrand announced today that it has been selected to supply advanced fly-by-wire flight control computers and primary actuators for the U.S. Army’s UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter fleet. This agreement has a potential value approaching $300 million, as a full-rate production decision would result in the manufacture of over 1,200 aircraft.
- Palestinian Official Rules Out Disarming Militants for Now VOA 12 Jun 2005 -- Israel is furious over a declaration by a Palestinian official that the Palestinian Authority will not keep its commitment to crack down on militants as long as Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip continues. The Palestinian government has also angered human rights groups by executing four criminals.
- Russia: Terrorists Caused Train Derailment VOA 12 Jun 2005 -- Russian security officials say they suspect the derailment of a train traveling from Chechnya to Moscow Sunday morning was an act of terrorism. Several people were injured in the early-morning incident.
- Russian Officials Say Train Derailed By Terrorists RFERL 12 Jun 2005 -- Russia's national security service says a passenger train heading from Chechnya to Moscow was derailed by an explosion today. No one was reported killed but at least 15 people were lightly injured.
- Third Round of Lebanese Parliamentary Elections Under Way VOA 12 Jun 2005 -- In Lebanon, polls are open (Sunday) in the third and most crucial round of the country's parliamentary elections. Nearly half of the seats in parliament will be decided in this round.
- Hamilton Sundstrand plays a key role in helping NASA prepare for the return to spaceflight Hamilton Sundstrand 12 Jun 2005 -- As the U.S. Space Shuttle fleet prepares for its return to flight in July, employees at Hamilton Sundstrand's Space, Land & Sea business know that their work will soon be part of the Shuttle Discovery’s historic flight. In the last 28 months, Hamilton Sundstrand employees have spent several thousands of hours working on NASA Return to Flight (RTF) initiatives.
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