February 15, 1954

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Air Buying in for Hard Bargaining

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New Details on Vto Projects

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Three-way Split on Defense Budget

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Air Buying in for Hard Bargaining

USAF, Navy’s BuAer plan to obligate $5.7 billion before next July on aircraft and related equipment.

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New Details on Vto Projects

Navy’s vertical-takeoff fighter projects (AVIATION WEEK Jan. 25, p. 10) burst into print last week with the publication of an Associated Press wirephoto of the Convair FY-1. The AP photo was taken with a telephoto lens from a public highway that skirts Convair’s San Diego plant.
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Three-way Split on Defense Budget

Democrats want more money; GOP conservatives aim for cuts; Administration leaders fight both drives.
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Pictures Reveal Reds’ New ‘sunday Punch’

First photographs of Russia’s two new turboprop bombers confirm the rapid buildup of offensive airpower within the Soviet Union. These exclusive AVIATION WEEK pictures show service models of the latest Red intercontinental weapons:

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Xv-1 Prototype

McDonnell design mates piston prop, jet rotor. New craft is first of three convertiplane types.
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Caa Plans Expansion of Dme Coverage

Decision last week by Civil Aeronautics Administration to complete installation this year of 327 civil distance measuring equipment stations has not resolved differences between civil and military DME proponents (AVIATIONWEEK Dec. 7, 1953, p. 40).
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Wadc Tests Glass-plastic Wings

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$431-million R&d Budget Satisfies Af

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Af Asks $75 Million for Overseas Bases

Air Force has asked approval of $40 million to start construction on four major bases in Spain and $33 million to complete work on 17 medium-bomber bases in the United Kingdom. The request was made to House Appropriations Committee, which must pass on all new military construction.
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Air Force Reshuffles Six Top Commanders

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