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02 July 2007 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • Airmen prepare base for lasting presence AFPN 02 Jul 2007 -- Several projects in various stages of completion at this Southwest Asian base will give Airmen an enduring presence and help them accomplish their mission supporting the war on terrorism.
  • Annual training requirements to be shortened to 90 minutes AFPN 02 Jul 2007 -- After examining how much time Airmen spend on annual ancillary training, Air Force leaders have decided that time should be allocated more efficiently.
  • C-21 makes final flight at Yokota AFPN 02 Jul 2007 -- After more than 62,000 mishap-free flying hours and 21 years of service, Yokota Air Base's C-21 transport jet ended its service here as base officials held a ceremony honoring the final departure of the C-21 June 29.
  • AFSOUTH commander outlines vision, direction for U.S. cooperation in South America AFPN 02 Jul 2007 -- The Air Forces Southern commander outlined how American Airmen can engage with South American nations to build understanding between the nations.
  • Materiel Command on track to deliver more F-22s AFPN 02 Jul 2007 -- With F-22 Raptor deliveries consistently on or ahead of schedule, Air Force officials received authorization from Congress to pursue multi-year agreements for Lots 7, 8 and 9, with the potential for cost savings in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
  • Defense Department Pursues 'Aggressive' MRAP Fielding Strategy AFPS 02 Jul 2007 -- The Defense Department is taking unprecedented steps to get Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to deployed troops as quickly as possible - from fast-tracking the acquisition process to airlifting models as they roll off the assembly line.
  • Task Group 40.0 Arrives in Peru Navy NewsStand 02 Jul 2007 -- Partnership of the Americas (POA) Task Group 40.0 began arriving in Callao July 1, after completing UNITAS 48-07 Pacific phase and a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Peruvian Navy.
  • Lincoln Heads to Sea Following Nine Months in Dry Dock Navy NewsStand 02 Jul 2007 -- Over the course of the last nine months, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) underwent several alterations, upgrades and installments, culminating in thousands of man hours and millions of dollars during its Dry-dock Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash.
  • Northwest Marine Security Force Holds Change of Command Navy NewsStand 02 Jul 2007 -- Maj. James Adams relieved Lt. Col. James Dillon as the commanding officer of Marine Corps Security Force Company (MCSFCo) Bangor in a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap on June 28.
  • Stennis' Arresting Gear Division Vital to Mission Success Navy NewsStand 02 Jul 2007 -- Sailors in USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) arresting gear division are some of the many shipboard personnel responsible for the safe recovery of aircraft on board the ship during its 2007 deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operation (AOO).
  • Putin Offers to Cooperate with U.S. on Missile Defense AFPS 02 Jul 2007 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to increase cooperation with the United States as it moves toward establishing a missile defense program in Europe, he told reporters during a news conference today with President Bush.
  • Putin proposes new forms of global cooperation on missile defense RIA Novosti 02 Jul 2007 -- Russia's president proposed to his U.S. counterpart Monday exchanging information on missile launches and using a radar being built in southern Russia for early missile warnings.
  • Bush, Putin Seek Common Ground on Missile Defense VOA 02 Jul 2007 -- U.S. President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin say they are seeking common ground on the controversial issue of missile defense
  • Missile Defense System Could Include NATO, Russia's Putin Says Washington File 02 Jul 2007 -- President Bush, meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Kennebunkport, Maine, welcomed the Russian president's proposal to expand a shared missile defense network to include Russia, the United States and European allies via the NATO-Russia Council.
  • Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Steve Hadley The White House 02 Jul 2007
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 02 Jul 2007

Defense Industry

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News Reports

  • Migiro calls for strengthening UN-African Union cooperation UN News Centre 02 Jul 2007 -- Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro has praised the "fruitful collaboration" between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations in securing peace and promoting development, calling for strengthened ties between the two organizations to build on this success.
  • Russia: 'Great Strides' Made At Bush-Putin Meeting RFE/RL 02 Jul 2007 -- The chilly relations between Moscow and Washington seemed to have thawed somewhat in the July sunshine during U.S. President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin's two-day "lobster summit" at Bush's family home in Kennebunkport, Maine.
  • Bush, Putin To Continue Talks At Maine Summit RFE/RL 02 Jul 2007 -- U.S. President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due today to continue talks aimed at improving relations between the two countries.

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