June 14, 1982

Avionics

Wild Weasel Aircraft Being Upgraded

Space Technology

Landsat D Data Flow Offers Challenge

Aeronautical Engineering

Usafe Upgrades Air Control Facility

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Avionics

Wild Weasel Aircraft Being Upgraded

George AFB, Calif.—Capability of U. S. Air Force Wild Weasel squadrons to suppress and destroy enemy radar-directed surface-to-air missile systems is being upgraded here to take advantage of specially equipped USAF/McDonnell Douglas F-4G aircraft outfitted with such new weapons as the Texas Instruments AGM88A high-speed antiradiation missile (HARM).

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Space Technology

Landsat D Data Flow Offers Challenge

Goddard Space Flight Center—General Electric Landsat D spacecraft scheduled for launch in early July will expand civil remote sensing as the satellite’s Hughes thematic mapper provides a data volume 10 times that of previous Landsat spacecraft, challenging the ground system’s ability to keep pace with data flow and image quality.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Usafe Upgrades Air Control Facility

Sembach AB, Germany—Maintaining survivable command, control and communications systems for U. S. Air Forces in Europe and Allied Air Forces Central Europe is focusing efforts to upgrade this air control facility. These efforts include new equipment, hardened facilities and a change in tactics to employ airborne forward air control aircraft for assured communications, even in a saturated electronic warfare environment.

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Management

Usafe Must Meet Political, Economic Attacks

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Missile Engineering

U.s. to Press Mx Deployment During Start Talks

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Management

House, Senate Units Seek Laser Effort Agreement

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Air Transport

Frontier Diversifies, Realigns System

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Space Technology

Defense Payload Lengthens Countdown

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Air Transport

Commuters Face Critical Period for Growth Rate

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Air Transport

Wind Shear Microbursts Focus of Weather Study

Denver—A three-month field study here by 100 scientists, engineers and technicians is focused on microbursts —intensive, small-scale downdrafts that are largely unknown species of wind shear phenomena—in the Joint Airport Weather Studies (JAWS) project.
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