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01 July 2011 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • DoD News: Contracts for July 01, 2011
  • DGA orders third Barracuda DCNS 01 Jul 2011 -- Defence procurement agency DGA has placed an order with DCNS for the third Barracuda-type nuclear-powered attack submarine for the French Navy.
  • Sea King radar at the heart of anti-insurgent operations Thales 01 Jul 2011 -- Thales UK's Searchwater 2000 airborne early warning (AEW) radar, fitted as part of the Cerberus mission system in the Royal Navy (RN) Sea King Mk7s currently deployed in Afghanistan, has been playing a critical role in helping crews combat Taliban operations with its state-of-the-art surveillance capability.

Other Conflicts

  • Libya: UN team finds deep humanitarian needs in Nafusa mountains UN News Centre 01 Jul 2011 -- Humanitarian needs in the Nafusa mountains in western Libya remain critical, United Nations agencies reported today at the end of their first mission to the area, where they made an assessment of safety and access to civilians who require emergency assistance.
  • France says Libya arms deliveries were for 'self-defense' RIA Novosti 01 Jul 2011 -- The weapons which France supplied to rebels fighting Libyan embattled leader Muammar Gaddafi were for 'self-defense' in line with the UN resolution, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Friday after Russia and others voiced concern.
  • Libyan Rebel Strategy Depends on Outside Military Help VOA 01 Jul 2011 -- The admission by French officials that they have supplied weapons to rebels in western Libya could help explain the opposition's recent territorial gain. The advance has been one of the few breakthroughs in the rebels' fight against the government's professional army.
  • MYANMAR: War flares in Kachin State, say locals IRIN 01 Jul 2011 -- Thousands of citizens have fled recent fighting between government forces and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Kachin State, the northernmost part of the country bordering China, raising concerns among community groups.
  • ERITREA-SUDAN: Refugees battling for a better life IRIN 01 Jul 2011 -- The first official Eritrean refugees arrived in Sudan in 1968; today, an estimated 1,600 cross the border every month to seek refuge in Shagarab, a large camp in the east of Sudan.

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