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September 27, 2000

Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today. Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today. Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today. Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today. Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today. Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Bahrain has asked the United States for permission to purchase Army Tactical Missile System equipment worth $51 million, the Defense Department said yesterday.

If approved, the sale will entail 30 guided missile and launching assemblies, spare and repair parts, software upgrades to the Multiple Launch Rocket System, which fires ATACMS missiles, and related equipment and support, according to the DOD announcement.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics of Fort Worth, TX, is the prime contractor. No offset arrangements are part of the deal.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- The service chiefs told the Senate Armed Services Committee this morning they need at least an additional $48.5 billion per year to meet service readiness and modernization requirements through 2010.

As far as current readiness can be assessed, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry Shelton said he has no doubt each service could meet the challenge of fighting two major theater wars but indicated a second war would be carried out at high risk.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- The General Accounting Office contends the Army's decision to revise its Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle acquisition strategy is "questionable" because it entails the procurement of more UAVs before operational testing is conducted.

In a Sept. 26 report, the agency states that the Defense Department or Congress should ensure the service cannot go forward with its newly revised strategy.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today.

Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today.

Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today. Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today. Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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Sept. 27, 2000 -- Italy plans to purchase four F-16A aircraft and related equipment for $780 million, the Defense Department announced today. Israel and Singapore also plan significant purchases of U.S. equipment, DOD said. Israel wants to buy 35 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment for $525 million, while Singapore has asked for "up to 100" AIM-120C Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missiles for $85 million.

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September 26, 2000

Sept. 26, 2000 -- Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) today asked U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno to order an independent investigation of the Wen Ho Lee case and urged his colleagues to call off the remaining congressional hearings on the matter. In a letter to Reno and at a hearing today, Schumer said Congress is not the proper forum to discuss sensitive information regarding national security issues while the case is ongoing. "Congress is the wrong place to investigate.

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Sept. 26, 2000 -- Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) today asked U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno to order an independent investigation of the Wen Ho Lee case and urged his colleagues to call off the remaining congressional hearings on the matter. In a letter to Reno and at a hearing today, Schumer said Congress is not the proper forum to discuss sensitive information regarding national security issues while the case is ongoing. "Congress is the wrong place to investigate.

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Sept. 26, 2000 -- Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) today asked U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno to order an independent investigation of the Wen Ho Lee case and urged his colleagues to call off the remaining congressional hearings on the matter. In a letter to Reno and at a hearing today, Schumer said Congress is not the proper forum to discuss sensitive information regarding national security issues while the case is ongoing. "Congress is the wrong place to investigate.

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Sept. 26, 2000 -- Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) today asked U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno to order an independent investigation of the Wen Ho Lee case and urged his colleagues to call off the remaining congressional hearings on the matter. In a letter to Reno and at a hearing today, Schumer said Congress is not the proper forum to discuss sensitive information regarding national security issues while the case is ongoing. "Congress is the wrong place to investigate.

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Sept. 26, 2000 -- Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) today asked U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno to order an independent investigation of the Wen Ho Lee case and urged his colleagues to call off the remaining congressional hearings on the matter. In a letter to Reno and at a hearing today, Schumer said Congress is not the proper forum to discuss sensitive information regarding national security issues while the case is ongoing. "Congress is the wrong place to investigate.

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Sept. 26, 2000 -- Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) today asked U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno to order an independent investigation of the Wen Ho Lee case and urged his colleagues to call off the remaining congressional hearings on the matter. In a letter to Reno and at a hearing today, Schumer said Congress is not the proper forum to discuss sensitive information regarding national security issues while the case is ongoing. "Congress is the wrong place to investigate.

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Sept. 26, 2000 --- The Pentagon announced yesterday that Israel has asked to buy eight AH-64D Apache helicopters equipped with Longbow fire control radars, a deal worth up to $509 million.

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