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July 17, 1978

Management

Nato Defense Technology Outlined

Space Technology

Views Change on Power Satellite Work

Avionics

Defensive Avionics Set for B-1 Tests

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Management

Nato Defense Technology Outlined

The last time I visited Wright Field . . . I was the speaker at AFML’s [Air Force Material Laboratory] awards luncheon last year. I talked about areas of materials technology that might be the road to take if one were planning to be a future award recipient.
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Space Technology

Views Change on Power Satellite Work

Huntsville, Ala. —Recent studies on the feasibility of building giant space solar power satellites to transmit energy to earth have resulted in significant changes in how such systems could be constructed as compared with earlier assessments.

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Avionics

Defensive Avionics Set for B-1 Tests

Installation of the AN/ALQ-161 electronic warfare (defensive avionics) system on the No. 4 USAF/Rockwell B-1 bomber is under way at the company’s Palmdale, Calif., facility, and initial flight tests are to begin by early next year. Radiation pattern tests on the ALQ161s three phased-array antennas, installed on a full-scale mockup mounted on a pedestal, have been completed successfully at a company facility in Weed Patch, Calif.

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Missile Engineering

Icbm Intercept in Boost Phase Pushed

Huntsville, Ala. —Component and subsystem development being pursued in the Army ballistic missile defense advanced technology program headquartered here offers the potential to revolutionize defense against Soviet intercontinental and submarinelaunched ballistic missile attack.

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Space Technology

Latin America Alters View on Landsat

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Air Transport

C.a.l Builds Mideast-europe Routes

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Space Technology

U. S. Pushes Antisatellite Effort

Defense Dept, designing target spacecraft for testing of three weapon systems currently under evaluation

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Editorial

U. S./ussr Shell Game

Now it seems clear that our future ICBMs will be shuttled from shelter to shelter like the pea in a shell game in order to confuse Soviet military experts as to their exact location. This method of hiding the exact location of our intercontinental ballistic missiles is known as the multiple aim point (MAP) basing system.
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Management

Common Market Could Bolster Industry

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Air Transport

Orders, Options Spur A300b10

Airbus Industrie's go-ahead portends battle in 200-passenger transport market; British participation remains undecided

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