In Partnership With

July 11, 1983

Avionics

Advanced Displays Emphasize Trends in Design

Air Transport

Iata Airlines Show Little Growth

Management

Jobs Shift From Civil to Military Sector

6667

Avionics

Advanced Displays Emphasize Trends in Design

Paris—Broad range of advanced displays exhibited at the 1983 Paris air show underscored the substantial changes wrought in this technological area in recent years and highlighted business implications of these changes and emerging trends that could affect future designs.

2627

Air Transport

Iata Airlines Show Little Growth

New figures show carrier losses worldwide contribute to burgeoning debt and increase difficulty of recovery

5657

Management

Jobs Shift From Civil to Military Sector

1415

Avionics

Darpa to Develop Techniques for Computer ‘intelligence’

Objective is to make possible supercomputer performance utilizing advances from architecture through higher speed

5051

Space Technology

Usaf Awards Multiyear Contract in Navstar Buy

Los Angeles—Award of a $1.17-billion multiyear contract for production of 28 Navstar global positioning system (GPS) satellites is expected to result in a savings of more than $200 million for acquisition of the spacecraft and about 1.5 years in the production schedule, compared with funding assembly of the same number of vehicles through annual procurement cycles, according to U. S. Air Force officials.

3435

Air Transport

Eurocontrol Data Bank Faces Airline Opposition

1819

Space Technology

Strike Craters Shuttle Windshield, Forces Replacement

7273

Avionics

Usaf Plans Development of Jam-resistant Radio

Washington—The Air Force will develop a new jammer-resistant voice communications radio for air-to-air and air-to-ground use that can shift to an entirely different frequency band during combat for added security. The program recently was approved by Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger.

2627

Air Transport

Peso Devaluation Creating U. S.-mexico Travel Boom

5253

Satellite Communications

Comsat Seeks Service Wholesaler Role

Washington—Communications Satellite Corp. has asked the Federal Communications Commission to allow dissolution of international Earth station ownership arrangements and to allow the corporation to become a wholesaler of international services including use of antenna facilities.

July 41983 July 181983