For Operation Support Hope, a humanitarian-relief operation for refugees from the Rwandan civil war, Air Force C-5s and C-141s begin airlifting equipment and supplies from Germany to Uganda and Kenya. C-130s transport the cargo from there to refugee camps in Zaire. By Aug. 7, they have delivered 3,660 tons of relief cargo.
In a nighttime ceremony contrived to continue concealment of many of its features, the new B-21 bomber rolled out of Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, Calif. plant Dec. 2. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the aircraft's advanced technology represents "deterrence, the American way."