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02 September 2005 Military News

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  • General Dynamics Completes Acquisition of Itronix Corporation General Dynamics 02 Sep 2005 -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today completed its acquisition of Itronix Corporation, a Spokane, Washington-based provider of wireless, rugged mobile computing solutions. Plans to acquire the company were announced on August 3; terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition is accretive to General Dynamics.
  • Northrop Grumman Delivers First Data-Link Plug-and-Play LITENING Advanced Targeting Pods to U.S. Marine Corps Northrop Grumman 02 Sep 2005 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps 17 "plug-and-play" LITENING Advanced Targeting (AT) pods (used by pilots to identify targets) that utilize any standard data link and video/data recorder to pass data to ground- and air-based users. This plug-and-play technology enables the Marines to adapt their current LITENING pods and data-link capabilities to specific missions without the need for aircraft modifications.

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  • DRC: AWOL soldiers return to base IRIN 02 Sep 2005 -- One of two army battalions in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that the military reported as missing on 26 August, may not have been absent; while the other battalion has since returned to its barracks, Defence Minister Adolphe Onusumba said on Thursday.
  • UZBEKISTAN: Trial of Andijan accused to start in September IRIN 02 Sep 2005 -- The trials of people involved in the 13 May unrest in the eastern city of Andijan later this month, in which up to 1,000 people were killed according to rights groups, are set to begin later this month.



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