Oct 22, 2004
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- American defense contractors report that theirmarketingeffort in the Gulf region has been hampered by U.S. arms exportrestrictions.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel has been examining the feasibility of a fast-trackproject to develop asystem that could protect communities from short-range missile and rocketattacks.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. Army has sought to develop counterstrikecapability against mortars in Iraq.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has launched a new security force in the war againstinsurgents.