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December 6, 1982

Avionics

Integrated Sensors Used in Surveillance

Air Transport

Crossair to Expand Routes Under Pact With Swissair

NATO Ministers' Meeting

NATO Plan Stresses Weapons

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Avionics

Integrated Sensors Used in Surveillance

Stockholm—Swedish coast guard is operating a multisensor integrated system, developed by the Swedish Space Corp. and mounted in a Cessna Aircraft 402C, to perform its maritime surveillance missions. The primary role of the airborne unit of the coast guard is oil slick detection, and the maritime surveillance system developed for the civilian manned service has been designed for this mission.

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Air Transport

Crossair to Expand Routes Under Pact With Swissair

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NATO Ministers' Meeting

NATO Plan Stresses Weapons

Force modernization keyed to conventional arms updates that can help avoid use of theater nuclear capabilities

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Aeronautical Engineering

Sky Hook to Help Ships Launch Harrier

Dunsfold, England—Initial flight development work has been completed on a new method of launching and recovering Harrier-type vectored thrust aircraft from small ships, which British Aerospace officials believe may prove as beneficial as the ski-jump flight deck.

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Management

Britain Rebuffs Criticism Of Intelligence Security

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NATO Ministers' Meeting

White House Fights NATO Curtailments

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Space Technology

EVA Suit Quality Control Issues Raised

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Air Transport

Capacity Increases for Holidays

Carriers expanding seats available, substituting larger aircraft on some routes to meet anticipated demand rise

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Air Transport

Houston Reviews New Airport Projects

Houston—Completion of Houston International Airport’s terminal expansion project may be postponed during a period when operations at this southwest hub are rapidly increasing. The city’s aviation department has expanded terminal and parking facilities at William P. Hobby airport, where airline operations have experienced unexpected growth with the advent of deregulation.

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Missile Engineering

Science Adviser Fronts Drive for MX Support

Washington—Presidential Science Adviser George A. Keyworth is leading the Administration’s drive to convince Congress and the public of the survivability of closely spaced basing for the USAF MX advanced intercontinental ballistic missile.
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