July 17, 1972

Editorial

The Export Problem

Avionics

NATO Satcom Requests Readied

Avionics

Hughes to Develop USAF Data Relay System

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Editorial

The Export Problem

The U. S. government is facing a serious problem caused by a declining trend in aerospace exports. They have been one of the principal elements in maintaining a positive U. S. balance of trade during the past decade. The favorable trade balance ended last year with a $2-billion deficit coupled with a $9.3-billion negative balance of international payments.

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Avionics

NATO Satcom Requests Readied

Release of USAF proposal requests for Phase 3 satellite is anticipated this week to about 12 qualified contractors

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Avionics

Hughes to Develop USAF Data Relay System

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Space Technology

Soviet Space Pace Accelerates, Manned Flight Believed Imminent

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Aeronautical Engineering

Future Aerospace Needs Under Study

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Missile Engineering

New SCAD Contracts Awarded by USAF

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Avionics

Congressional Units Press Aerosat Control

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Missile Engineering

DOD Studies Defense of Capital Against Attack by Cruise Missile

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Missile Engineering

Army May Speed Program To Arm Cobras With TOW

Army is considering a major speed-up in its program to mount Hughes TOW missiles on Bell AH-1G Cobra helicopter gunships as a result of TOW experiences in South Vietnam. Nine test aircraft currently are being modified by Bell Helicopter as test vehicles for the proposed modifications of about 200 Cobras (AW&ST Jan. 10, p. 11).

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Missile Engineering

Army Plans Helicopter Changes As Strela Missile Use Continues

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