November 8, 1954

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How AMC Terminates Contracts

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New Airpower Obligations Top $2 Billion

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Mach 2 Liner

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How AMC Terminates Contracts

Cutoff process speeded by using new procedures that make possible salvaging of much surplus materiel.

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New Airpower Obligations Top $2 Billion

USAF, Navy let firm contracts just prior to elections; unannounced letters of intent add further millions. Grumman, Douglas, UAC get largest blocks of orders. Sikorsky helicopters orders top $57.3 million.
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Mach 2 Liner

Lockheed designs new supersonic jet transport. Aircraft would use ‘wing tricks,’ look like fighter.
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Rae Proposes New Tests at Comet Inquiry

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Two New Bells

Three-and four-placers are put on the market. New survey shows need for improved models.
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Explosion Suppressor Protects U.s. Planes

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Defense Needs Small Business, Lewis Says

Small business efficiency, says Assistant Air Force Secretary Roger Lewis, is fundamental to the overall defense program. He says these firms are essential to the Air Force mission, most necessary in the event of quick mobilization for any emergency and, more important, their dispersal throughout the country is advantageous in event of attacks on the U. S. mainland.
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Spending Forecast

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Edged in Black

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Settling Contracts

Settlement of a terminated AMC contract is governed by provisions of the contract. For methods, procedures and policies to be followed, contractors are referred to Section 8 of the Armed Forces Procurement Regulation and Air Force Manual 70-6 (Air Force Procurement Procedures).
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