March 6, 1972

Editorial

Packard's Hard Look

Avionics

Soviet Gains Spur Airborne Control Drive

Satellite Concern

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Editorial

Packard's Hard Look

… The time has come when you men in the military services and you men in the defense industry are going to have to do something drastic to get your house in order. … It is time you let your hair down and got hold of this problem. You can do it if you want to—no one, including those offices on the third floor of the Pentagon, can do it for you.
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Avionics

Soviet Gains Spur Airborne Control Drive

Pentagon launches major program to improve effectiveness, survivability of system in face of mounting USSR threat

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Satellite Concern

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Aeronautical Engineering

Industry Officials Worried Over Prototyping's Impact

1213

Warning Satellite

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Military Aid Cut More Than One-Quarter

1415

Sraam-75 Contract

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Space Technology

Soviet Luna 20 Spacecraft Used Improved Core Drilling Apparatus

Improved core drilling apparatus, capable of “thumping” downward through hard basalt as well as rotating at speeds up to 500 rpm. in softer material, was deployed on the Soviet Luna 20 unmanned spacecraft that brought several ounces of lunar material to earth Feb. 25.
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Space Technology

House Unit to Hear Lunar Flight Proposal Using Donated Funding

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Space Technology

Martin Plans Shuttle Booster Bid For Any Configuration Chosen

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