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27 June 2005 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • DoD Reaffirms Medical Policies for Detainees 27 Jun 2005 -- The Department of Defense posted today recently issued guidance to the military services and commands reiterating policies regarding the care and handling of enemy prisoners of war, detainees, retained persons, and civilian internees.
  • DoD Constantly Striving to Improve Detainee Operations AFPS 27 Jun 2005 -- In its quest to provide the fairest treatment possible for enemy combatants detained here, the Defense Department is constantly fine-tuning the practices and procedures in place and introducing new ones as appropriate, according to DoD's detainee affairs chief.

  • Langley offers mix of new, old aircraft AFPN 27 Jun 2005 -- When Air Force officials assigned the futuristic F/A-22 Raptor here, its first operational base, the service's future met its past.
  • AMC competition wraps up: 6th AMW takes Rodeo crown AFPN 27 Jun 2005 -- The 6th Air Mobility Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., was named Best Air Mobility Wing on June 24 following Rodeo 2005 at McChord AFB, Wash.
  • USS Raven Continues Mine Hunting Mission in Persian Gulf Navy NewsStand 27 Jun 2005 -- Coastal Mine Hunter (MHC) Crew "Inflict" completed their fourth month aboard USS Raven (MHC 61) safeguarding the waters of the North Persian Gulf June 26.
  • ACU 5 Brings Royal Thai Marines Ashore Navy NewsStand 27 Jun 2005 -- Forty-four Royal Thai Marines (RTM) waged a strike at Had Yao beach here June 25 after arriving in two U.S. Navy LCACs (Landing Craft, Air Cushion) during an exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2005 amphibious warfare assault scenario.
  • Kitty Hawk Strike Group Aims to Strengthen Bilateral Capabilities in Talisman Saber Navy NewsStand 27 Jun 2005 -- The United States and Australia opened a new chapter in their military partnership June 12 as USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) and other members of the Kitty Hawk Carrier Strike Group, alongside forces from the Australian military, began participation in Exercise Talisman Saber 2005.
  • Alliance Strengthened During CARAT Thailand Navy NewsStand 27 Jun 2005 -- With the U.S. and Thailand national flags flying side by side, the Thailand phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2005 ended here June 26 with a look back at an old alliance and an eye on the friendship's future.
  • Saipan Delivers Stars and Stripes for Trafalgar 200 Navy NewsStand 27 Jun 2005 -- Approximately 1,000 U.S. Sailors and Marines from USS Saipan (LHA 2) are participating in Trafalgar 200 commemorative events in Portsmouth, England, June 23-28.
  • Long Range Land Attack Projectile Test Demonstrates 60 NM Guided Flight Navy NewsStand 27 Jun 2005 -- The DD(X) National Team and the Navy conducted the third consecutive successful guided-flight test of the 155mm Long Range Land Attack Projectile (LRLAP) June 16.

  • US, Israel Discuss Curbs on Israeli Weapons Sales VOA 27 Jun 2005 -- U.S. and Israeli officials are holding talks in Washington aimed at resolving Bush administration concerns about Israeli arms exports, especially to China. An agreement is said to be near.

  • State Department Briefing, June 27 Washington File 27 Jun 2005 -- Iran, Egypt, Colombia, Secretary Rice's Trip on June 28, 2005 to New York to Meet with Mayor Bloomberg/2012 Olympic Games/Meeting with Secretary General Annan/Meeting with UN General Assembly President Ping/UN Reform, Secretary Rice's Meeting with Indian Defense Minister/Under Secretary Burns's Meeting/President to Meet with Prime Minister of India, Dina Powell's Senate Confirmation/Cultural Exchanges, Other Confirmations/Henrietta Holsman Fore/John Bolton/Up-Down Vote, Italy, Iraq, Israel, South Korea, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)/G-8 Meetings/ Robb-Silberman Commission Recommendations
  • White House Daily Briefing, June 27 Washington File 27 Jun 2005 -- President's speech to the nation, Iraq, Supreme Court, Unocal, CIA leak investigation, Iran, Mexico, Plutonium production

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Eurely and iNavSat applaud today's GJU decision for the Galileo Concession Thales 27 Jun 2005 -- The founding members of the Eurely and iNavSat consortia applaud the green light received from Galileo Joint Undertaking (GJU) to pursue their joint approach for the Galileo Concession. Both Eurely and iNavSat can now complete the merger of their consortium and, jointly with the GJU, proceed towards the final concession contract negotiations which will formalize the Galileo Public Private Partnership by the end of this year.

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