March 8, 1982

Status of Program

Status of Major U. S., European Defense, Aerospace Programs

Specifications

International Aircraft

Military

U. S. Tactical Weapons Receive System Updates

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Status of Program

Status of Major U. S., European Defense, Aerospace Programs

U.S. Tactical Systems Aircraft McDonnell Douglas/Northrop F/A-18 fighter—Navy asks $2.727 billion for 84 aircraft, $119.8 million for spares, $109.2 million for research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) and $5.6 million for military construction.
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Specifications

International Aircraft

Country & manufacturer ARGENTINA Cordoba FMA Cordoba AUSTRALIA Government Aircraft Factories Melbourne Traneavla Div., Trantfield (NSW) Pty., Ltd. Seven Hills, NSW BRAZIL Industria Aeronautica Nelva S.A. Sdo Jose dos Campos S.P. Empresa Brasileira de
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Military

U. S. Tactical Weapons Receive System Updates

Los Angeles—Industry and the military services are making steady strides in incorporating new guidance, propulsion and warhead technology in existing tactical weapons systems while continuing the development of a new generation of tactical ordnance for introduction in the late 1980s.

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Military

Emphasis Grows on Nuclear Defense

Washington—Strategic nuclear defense systems —ballistic missile and air defense— along with command, control and communications will receive increased emphasis through the 1980s, equating them with new offensive strategic bombers, land-based and submarine-launched ballistic missiles, as the U. S. moves to restore its nuclear weapons deterrence.

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Specifications

U. S. Gas Turbine Engines

Grumman OV-1; TCH-1A. Advanced Bell UH-1 series. Bell AH-1Q, AH-1S. Bell 205 series. Awaiting FAA type certificate. Turboprop version of T5319A. Military version of T5319A. Bell 214B. Vertol CH-47C. Improved Vertol CH-47C. Civil T55-L-712. Vertol 234.
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Business Flying

Business Aviation Sales Backlogs Drop

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Avionics

Military Sales to Pace Rising Defense Budget

San Francisco—Rising defense budgets formulated by the Reagan Administration and the expanding role of electronics in defense systems offer avionics/electronics suppliers significant new market opportunities over the next decade, but the market contains pitfalls as well as opportunities.

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Specifications

International Gas Turbine Engines

*With maximum afterburner. $ Includes tailpipe. Notes: 'First, or first two letter designate compressor: A= axial, C=centrlfugal. Next letter, F, stands for flow. Final letter or letters define output: f=fan, G=gas, J=jet, LJ = lift jet, P=propeller, S=shaft
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Air Transport

Competition May Control Exim’s Funds

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Military

Navy Stressing Survival of Fleet in Nuclear War

Washington—U. S. Navy will utilize high technology advances for evolutionary increases in the performance of existing fleet aircraft, weapons systems and sensors as it moves to procure additional quantities of aircraft into the 1990s to structure 15 aircraft carrier battle groups and a 600ship force with increased offensive striking power.
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