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October 17, 1949

Headline News

Navy Berates Usaf Concept of Air Power

Headline News

Battle Due on Secret Budget Cuts

Headline News

Scant Hope for 58-group Af

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Headline News

Navy Berates Usaf Concept of Air Power

Inter-service row at white heat as admirals, backed by Marines, have “day in court.”

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Headline News

Battle Due on Secret Budget Cuts

Vinson assails proposal by Defense Secretary Johnson to pare military procurement funds instead of overhead.

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Headline News

Scant Hope for 58-group Af

Prospects for a 58-group Air Force program this year, despite majority support in the Congress, faded last week. The Truman Administration, which has doggedly insisted on a maximum program of 48 groups, apparently was to win its case. At stake in the fight was $799,822.000 ($222,067,000 cash and $577,755,000 contract authorization) for USAF for the 1950 fiscal year.
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Headline News

Fsf Reports Research Gains

Rise in operating cost of non-profit organization shows increase in activities over previous year.

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Headline News

Caa Crosswind Gear Support Affects Funds

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PRODUCTION

Air Force Negotiated Contracts

Air Materiel Command headquarters at Wright-Patterson AFB, and Watson Laboratories, Red Bank, N. J., in August negotiated contracts worth more than $60 million, it is revealed in a list of negotiated contracts of more than $1000 each made available to AVIATION WEEK by the Air Force.
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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

How Navy Solves Its Jet Problems

Engineering refinements to aircraft and carriers help lick difficulties of operating planes from shipboard.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Contract Flight Ban Weighed

Examiners in Transocean and Seaboard & Western cases offer basis for new restrictions on foreign operations.

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Latest USAF, Navy Bid Awards

Latest Usaf, Navy Bid Awards

Air Materiel Command Procurement Division makes available to AVIATION WEEK the latest bid awards, shown on this page. Requests for further information should be addressed to Contracting Officer, AMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio, attention: MCPPSX72.
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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Periscopic Sextant: U. S., British Versions

Fundamental differences of new navigational devices analyzed. Units standard on latest transport types.

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