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January 7, 1987
The United States is not planning to step up U.S. military aid to Chad despite the flare-up of fighting there involving Libyan forces, State Department spokesman Charles Redman said in Washington. U.S. intelligence has confirmed that Libya suffered a serious military defeat at the town of Fada, including "substantial loss of tanks, aircraft and assorted other equipment," and troop losses also were heavy, Redman said. He said Washington was unable to give specific figures.
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November 7, 1987 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
The Reagan Administration said Friday that the United States is supplying Stinger anti-aircraft missiles to Chad in what is described as an effort to help the African country defend itself against Libya. A Pentagon spokesman said small teams of American military personnel are also being sent to Chad to help provide training in use of the Stingers.
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November 7, 1987 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
The Reagan Administration said Friday that the United States is supplying Stinger anti-aircraft missiles to Chad in what is described as an effort to help the African country defend itself against Libya. A Pentagon spokesman said small teams of American military personnel are also being sent to Chad to help provide training in use of the Stingers.
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January 7, 1987
The United States is not planning to step up U.S. military aid to Chad despite the flare-up of fighting there involving Libyan forces, State Department spokesman Charles Redman said in Washington. U.S. intelligence has confirmed that Libya suffered a serious military defeat at the town of Fada, including "substantial loss of tanks, aircraft and assorted other equipment," and troop losses also were heavy, Redman said. He said Washington was unable to give specific figures.
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