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April 18, 1977

SALT Analysis

Brzezinski Details Administration’s Position

Space Technology

Orbiter Crews Train in Flight Simulator

Special Report: SALT Analysis

Strategic Force Structure to Face Stiff Debate

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SALT Analysis

Brzezinski Details Administration’s Position

BRZEZINSKI: What I would like to do is essentially give you as much information as I legitimately can on the proposal that we made in Moscow. In so doing, I don’t propose to engage in any recrimination, but would merely like to lay out for you the kind of proposal we made and the thinking that went into that proposal.
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Space Technology

Orbiter Crews Train in Flight Simulator

Houston—High-fidelity simulator, duplicating the cockpit of the No. 1 orbiter for the NASA/Rockwell International space shuttle, is being used by astronaut crews at the Johnson Space Center here to perfect operational techniques and flight skills they will need for the free flight portion of the orbiter approach and landing test program later this year.

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Special Report: SALT Analysis

Strategic Force Structure to Face Stiff Debate

Composition will become major political issue in Congress whatever the success of Carter drive for arms limitations

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Air Transport

Traffic Gains Spur Optimism

Results for March, Easter set records for some carriers; viewed as signal airlines experiencing growth resurgence

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Avionics

E-3a Expands Usaf Defense Capabilities

Tinker AFB, Okla.—Transition of the USAF/Boeing E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft to operational status later this year augurs a marked improvement in USAF’s ability to monitor flexibly large volumes of airspace, detect and track low-flying aircraft and control the air in the face of numerically superior enemy forces.

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Space Technology

Intensified Exploitation of Shuttle Urged

Washington—U. S. should intensify efforts to exploit the capabilities of the space shuttle and review, on a regular basis, the quality and effectiveness of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s technology transfer efforts, according to Frank Press, science adviser to President Jimmy Carter.

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Space Technology

Nasa Weighing Space Station Approach

Washington—National Aeronautics and Space Administration now believes that use of existing hardware to form the basis for future space station operations could be a better way to initiate space shuttle/space station operations than a larger fully integrated station concept the agency has been studying heavily for the past year.
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Avionics

Economical X-band Radar Developed

Moorestown, N. J.—New precision range instrumentation radar development combines advanced digital processing techniques with elements of deactivated Nike Hercules tracking radars to evolve an economical X-band system that may be operated by one man.

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Air Transport

Japan Displays Firmness on Capacity Limitations

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Management

Gao Hits F-18 Ejection Seat Selection

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