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09 December 2006 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • Four more F-16s to be delivered to Poland AFPN 09 Dec 2006 -- Four more F-16s are scheduled to arrive in Poland Dec. 14 as part of a second wave of a 48-aircraft delivery and a $3.8 billion program executed by Aeronautical Systems Center and the Air Force Security Assistance Center here.
  • Naval Special Warfare Establishes New Command Navy NewsStand 09 Dec 2006 -- Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Advanced Training Command in Imperial Beach, Calif. was officially established in a formal ceremony on Dec. 6.
  • Seabees Build Weapons Training Facility Navy NewsStand 09 Dec 2006 -- Seabees from Reserve Naval Mobile Construction Battalions (NMCB) 15, 17, and 18 finished work Oct. 11 on a joint sixth-month job to build a training facility at Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, Calif.

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Other Conflicts

  • Palestinian Police Storm Parliament Over Unpaid Wages VOA 09 Dec 2006 -- There have been violent protests in the Gaza Strip and West Bank against the Palestinian government led by the Islamic militant group Hamas
  • Chad Rebels, Army Clash VOA 09 Dec 2006 -- Chad rebels and the army have clashed again outside the eastern town of Biltine, while hundreds of thousands of refugees in the area are in dire need of help
  • Fighting Resumes in Somalia VOA 09 Dec 2006 -- Fighting has resumed between forces loyal to Somalia's weak transitional government and the powerful Islamist movement controlling a large portion of the country.

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