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February 27, 1978

Avionics

‘secrecy’ Issue Aired at Mls Hearings

Space Technology

Pioneer Readied for Next Venus Probe

Management

Soviet Submarines Violate Pact

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Avionics

‘secrecy’ Issue Aired at Mls Hearings

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Space Technology

Pioneer Readied for Next Venus Probe

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Management

Soviet Submarines Violate Pact

Russians have two more boats at sea than permitted under interim offensive agreement; three more ready to deploy

4849

Aeronautical Engineering

Drone to Simulate Cruise Missile Threat

4445

Space Technology

Soviets Offer to Launch Marots Vehicle

Washington—Soviet Union has offered to launch at least one European Space Agency Marots maritime communications spacecraft as the USSR’s contribution toward an operational system that would follow the Marisat program, according to ESA officials.

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Management

Pravda Warns on Efforts to Change Salt Pact

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Air Transport

Transcontinental Low-fare Plans Filed

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Energy

Solar Power Satellite Effort Supported

Washington—Legislation that would generate greater federal impetus for the solar power satellite research and development and demonstration program has received major support in Congress and is scheduled to become a major issue in congressional activity on changes in President Jimmy Carter’s Fiscal 1979 solar energy proposals.

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Avionics

Pave Tack Pods Enhance Target Tracking Capacity

Eglin AFB, Fla.—Production award for a total of 149 USAF/Ford Aerospace & Communications Corp. AVQ-26 Pave Tack electro-optical pods is expected to give tactical air forces unprecedented day/night, adverse-weather attack and reconnaissance capabilities.

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Business Flying

Faa Told It Neglects General Aviation

Washington—Federal Aviation Administration recently came under fire from a congressional panel for its alleged lack of attention to the needs of general aviation. The comments were made at a hearing on FAA’s research and development budget for Fiscal 1979 before the House Committee on Science and Technology transportation, aviation and weather subcommittee.

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