The Largest Security-Cleared Career Network for Defense and Intelligence Jobs - JOIN NOW

Military


04 July 2005 Military News

Operations
Defense Policy / Programs
Defense Industry
Other Conflicts
News Reports

Current Operations

Defense Policy / Programs

  • Moldova: An Insider Looks At The Pasat Case RFE/RL 04 Jul 2005 -- On 27 June, the trial of former Moldovan Defense Minister Valeriu Pasat in connection with the sale by his government in 1997 of 21 MiG-29 jet fighters to the United States got under way.

Defense Industry

  • Rheinmetall awarded €30 million tank ammunition contract Rheinmetall Defence 04 Jul 2005 -- Germany's Bundeswehr has awarded the Rheinmetall Group with a tank ammunition contract worth approximately €30 million. The ammunition is designed especially for the Leopard 2 main battle tank (MBT). The contract was signed on July 1, 2005 at the Federal Agency for Defence Technology and Procurement (BWB) in Koblenz.
  • ACR and Cubic Advanced Tactical Systems LLC Enter Strategic Relationship to Market SkyLite UAV Rafael 04 Jul 2005 -- Advanced Ceramics Research, Inc (ACR) and Cubic Advanced Tactical systems LLC (CATS) have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership to market the SkyLite UAV to US customers. SkyLite was originally developed by Rafael Armament Development Authority Ltd., of Haifa, Israel.

Other Conflicts

  • DRC: Military court investigates Goma killings IRIN 04 Jul 2005 -- senior officer in the 8th Military Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Col Christophe Bindu, and four of his personal guards, have appeared before a military court in Goma, capital of North Kivu Province, following the death on Friday of at least 10 people, among them two children.
  • DRC: Rampaging soldiers kill nine civilians in northwestern town of Mbandaka IRIN 04 Jul 2005 -- Nine people were killed on Sunday when about 100 soldiers went on the rampage to avenge the death of a comrade in Mbandaka, the largest town in Equateur province in the northwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a UN spokesman in the country said.
  • DRC-RWANDA: Two states begin formal arguments at UN Court IRIN 04 Jul 2005 -- Lawyers and experts representing the government of Rwanda began making oral arguments on Monday before the 15 judges of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, in the first of four days of public hearings concerning armed activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
  • COTE D IVOIRE: Senior officer dies after arrest, Gbagbo tightens army control IRIN 04 Jul 2005 -- Cote d'Ivoire's former army spokesman was beaten up and a senior officer died after both men were detained and questioned by the presidential guard for dining at the French ambassador's residence without permission, officials said on Monday.
  • Anti-Disengagement Leaders in Israel Meet to Curtail Violence VOA 04 Jul 2005 -- Leaders of the settlers' movement have called a meeting to formulate a code of conduct to prevent violent confrontations between anti-disengagement protestors and Israel security forces.

News Reports



NEWSLETTER
Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list