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01 June 2010 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • DoD News: Contracts for June 01, 2010
  • Boeing to Feature New Super Hornet Cockpit Display at CANSEC Boeing 01 Jun 2010 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will demonstrate a new, larger cockpit display as part of its F/A-18 Super Hornet simulator at the CANSEC 2010 defense and security trade show. The exhibition will be held June 2-3 in Ottawa.
  • Mexico takes delivery of first Airbus Military C295 airlifter EADS 01 Jun 2010 -- The Mexican Air Force has taken delivery of the first of five C295s it has ordered from Airbus Military. The aircraft is equipped with a palletized loading system and a medical evacuation kit. The second of the five airlifters will be delivered in the coming weeks, with all five handed over to the customer by year end.
  • Lockheed Martin Wins JIEDDO Task Orders Lockheed Martin 01 Jun 2010 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been awarded two separate task order contracts from the Department of Defense’s Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO). The task orders have a combined value of nearly $460 million.
  • Lockheed Martin Selected to Compete for Support of the U.S. Navy’s Common Computing Environment Lockheed Martin 01 Jun 2010 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is one of the companies selected by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) to compete for future orders under the Common Afloat Local Area Network Infrastructure (CALI) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award contracts.
  • Northrop Grumman to Supply Navigation Systems for Italian Navy Submarines Northrop Grumman 01 Jun 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a contract by the Italian shipyard Fincantieri to deliver two full navigation suites for the second pair of U212A class submarines being built for the Italian Navy.
  • Northrop Grumman Introduces New Naval Radar Display Features Northrop Grumman 01 Jun 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announces the introduction of new naval display features for its marine navigation radar systems.
  • First S-70iTM BLACK HAWK Helicopter enters Flight Test Program Sikorsky 01 Jun 2010 -- WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - The first S-70iTM BLACK HAWK helicopter, built at Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.’s company in Poland, PZL Mielec, has entered the flight test program at Sikorsky’s Development Flight Center (DFC) in Florida. The S-70i helicopter is an international variant of the BLACK HAWK helicopter. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Amano stresses continuation of verification tests in Iran IRNA 01 Jun 2010 -- IAEA Secretary General Yukia Amano in his latest report on Iran stressed need for continuation of verification tests in Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear facilities.
  • Soltaniyeh: Agency approves peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program IRNA 01 Jun 2010 -- IRI Ambassador and permanent representative to IAEA said here Monday agency once again approved that there is no deviation from peaceful path in Iran’s nuclear programs.
  • Who Will Be Iran's Next President? RFE/RL 01 Jun 2010 -- The Iranian government and the opposition are each getting ready for the first anniversary of the country's disputed presidential vote. Yet there's already talk about the presidential election that should take place in three years -- and some names are floating around as possible future candidates.
  • Iran Six left with no choice but to impose sanctions - France RIA Novosti 01 Jun 2010 -- By repeatedly rejecting the offers of cooperation, Iran has left international mediators no choice but to impose further sanctions, a spokesman for the French foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
  • Al-Qaeda's Third-In-Command Believed Killed In U.S. Missile Strike RFE/RL 01 Jun 2010 -- The man viewed as Al-Qaeda's No. 3 leader, Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, is reported to have been killed.
  • Third-Ranking al-Qaida Leader Killed in Pakistan VOA 01 Jun 2010 -- Al-Qaida says its third-ranking leader has been killed in Pakistan, in what would be a major blow to the terrorist network.
  • With Iraqi poll results certified, UN envoy urges formation of new government UN News Centre 01 Jun 2010 -- The top United Nations official in Iraq today welcomed the decision by the country’s highest court certifying the results of the parliamentary elections held nearly three months ago, and called on leaders to complete the formation of the new government at the earliest.
  • Iraq Shi'ite Group Accused Of Intransigence In Coalition Talks RFE/RL 01 Jun 2010 -- A leading member of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's political bloc has accused the movement of radical Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr of making "impracticable demands" in ongoing talks to form a government, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq reports.
  • Iraq Supreme Court Approves March Election Results VOA 01 Jun 2010 -- Iraq's Supreme Court has ratified the results of the nation's parliamentary election in March, declaring officially that the secular coalition led by former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi was the biggest vote getter.
  • Kenya Willing to Try More Somali Pirates VOA 01 Jun 2010 -- Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga said his country is willing to bring more Somali pirates to trial, but only if richer nations help out financially. Mr. Odinga spoke about other Somali-related problems during an interview with VOA in the French Riviera city of Nice.



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