January 31, 1972

Editorial

The Aerospace Budget

Special Report: Fiscal 1973 Budget

Budget Shift to Spur Technology

Special Report: Fiscal 1973 Budget

Major DOD Program Increases—FY 1973 over FY 1972

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Editorial

The Aerospace Budget

The liveliest aerospace funding requests in a decade are contained in the federal budget for Fiscal 1973 submitted to Congress last week by President Richard M. Nixon. If approved by Congress, this budget will set the aerospace industry onto a modestly rising curve of increased activity, improve its future outlook considerably and impose some severe tasks to be solved in the national interest.

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Special Report: Fiscal 1973 Budget

Budget Shift to Spur Technology

Nixon budget seeks integrated $17.8-billion federal R&D outlay, weapons modernization; holds NASA budget constant

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Special Report: Fiscal 1973 Budget

Major DOD Program Increases—FY 1973 over FY 1972

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Special Report: Fiscal 1973 Budget

DOD Budget Seeks Force Modernization

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Special Report: Fiscal 1973 Budget

Summary of Selected Active Military Forces

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NTSB Budget

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DOD Operation, Procurement, RDT&E and Military Assistance (Total Obligational Authority)

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C-130s Sought

Washington—Coast Guard is requesting $11.6 million in Fiscal 1972 budget authority for two additional Lockheed C-130 aircraft and major repair to nine in inventory. Total agency request is $804.6 million, an increase of $82.9 million over Fiscal 1972.
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Major Weapon System Spending Detailed

Washington—New obligational authority for individual weapon systems in the Fiscal 1973 defense budget submitted to Congress last week reflects the Pentagon move to modernize its force structure at an accelerated pace. Following is a partial breakdown of the individual aerospace requests.
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Budget Terminology

Washington—These terms describe funding categories in the Fiscal 1973 budget: New obligational authority (NOA) and budget authority are used synonymously to indicate the limit on new financial obligations an agency can incur in the coming fiscal year.
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