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July 11, 1977

Special Reports: B-1/Cruise Missile

Icbm, Guidance Curbs Alarm Planners

Air Transport

Airline Reequipment Financing Studied

Avionics

Navy Expands Simpler Cockpit Displays

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Special Reports: B-1/Cruise Missile

Icbm, Guidance Curbs Alarm Planners

Washington—Decision by President Jimmy Carter’s Administration to halt production the USAF/Boeing Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile and the NS-20 guidance system, on which final field deliveries are scheduled for November, 1978, is causing alarm among U. S. strategic planners.

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Air Transport

Airline Reequipment Financing Studied

Study by investment firm questions whether U. S. carriers can generate capital needed for reequipping fleets in 1980s

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Avionics

Navy Expands Simpler Cockpit Displays

Palo Alto, Calif.—Multifunction display concept that the Navy first developed as cockpit instrumentation for single-seat aircraft of the 1980s now is viewed as a versatile modular technology for use at other crew stations in advanced naval aircraft as well.

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Space Technology

Operational Landsat Due Further Study

Washington—Group being created by the White House to resolve issues involved in an operational Landsat system will also try to develop a policy for such a system that is acceptable both to Congress and to President Jimmy Carter’s Administration.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Stretched Dc-10 Concept Being Studied

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Management

Computerized Manufacturing Pressed

San Francisco—Computer system capable of linking and organizing all facets of a manufacturing operation is being developed under Air Force sponsorship in the expectation that such a system can significantly reduce defense procurement costs.
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Special Reports: B-1/Cruise Missile

B-1 Halt Generates Wide Impact

Loss of projected business hits not only prime contractor but also dozens of subcontractors; affects civil engine

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Air Transport

Extended Paris-miami Authority Pushed

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Special Reports: B-1/Cruise Missile

Support for B-1 Decision Seen Mixed in Congress

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Special Reports: B-1/Cruise Missile

Boeing Set for Cruise Missile Speedup

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