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March 19, 1984

TAC Modernization

All-Weather Force Set as TAC Goal

TAC Modernization

TAC Cuts Deployment Aerial Refuelings

TAC Modernization

USAF Hones Air Defense Capabilities

4243

TAC Modernization

All-Weather Force Set as TAC Goal

Command’s top priority is to improve weapons systems and sensors for operations at night and under-the-weather

5657

TAC Modernization

TAC Cuts Deployment Aerial Refuelings

Langley AFB, Va.—Fighter squadrons of the Tactical Air Command are deploying to Europe in training exercises by landing en route to refuel, reducing the dependence on aerial tanker aircraft and operating under conditions that might prevail in wartime.
8485

TAC Modernization

USAF Hones Air Defense Capabilities

Langley AFB, Va.—The Air Defense Tactical Air Command is improving and filling gaps in surveillance sensor systems and replacing aging fighter aircraft with new interceptors in an effort to respond to the clear and growing threat to North America from Soviet bombers and long-range nuclear-armed cruise missiles.
6465

TAC Modernization

Decentralized Maintenance Boosts Sortie Rates, Hours

112113

Avionics

Firm Certifies Fuel Management Device

1617

Satellite Communications

House Panel Revives Satcom Test

Advanced Communications Technology Satellite, previously cut by Administration, is restored to NASA authorization bill

3637

Air Transport

Fourth-Quarter Rise Fails To Yield 1983 Net Profit

2021

Space Technology

Mission 11 Faces Brief Launch Windows

2829

Air Transport

Europeans Endorse A320 Production

4647

TAC Modernization

New Soviet Aircraft Focus U. S. Attention on Advanced Fighter

Langley AFB, Va.—Introduction by the Soviet Union of three new fighters in the 1980s and advanced development for a fourth are focusing the attention of the Tactical Air Command here on the USAF advanced tactical fighter for the early 1990s.
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