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December 10, 1984

Editorial

Another Cockpit Revolution

USSR MISSILE CONCEALMENT

Soviet Ability to Fire Through Ice Creates New SLBM Basing Mode

Aeronautical Engineering

B-1B Program on Time Despite Component Shortage, Engine Problems

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Editorial

Another Cockpit Revolution

Flight crews typically wary of any tinkering with their familiar cockpit are gradually, but not universally, adjusting to cathode ray tube displays. They haven't seen anything yet. Another technical revolution is cooking in the laboratories that promises drastic change well beyond the instrument panel itself.
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USSR MISSILE CONCEALMENT

Soviet Ability to Fire Through Ice Creates New SLBM Basing Mode

Washington—The Soviet Union has developed the ability to fire submarinelaunched ballistic missiles through the Arctic ice cap. This new capability enables Soviet missile-firing submarines to escape detection by hiding under the north polar ice where the U. S. has little or no ability to detect and counter them.

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Aeronautical Engineering

B-1B Program on Time Despite Component Shortage, Engine Problems

Los Angeles—Difficulties in obtaining key electronic components for USAF/Rockwell International B-1B defensive avionics systems and problems encountered with B-1B engines are not expected to affect production, flight testing or initial operational capability of the multirole bomber as the program accelerates toward full production.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Multiyear Engine Procurement Will Save B-1B Program Funds

2021

Aeronautical Engineering

Chip Shipments Halted

2021

Space Technology

ESA Designs Semi-Reusable Launch System

2021

Space Technology

Joint Staff to Shape Space Command

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Aeronautical Engineering

U. S. Seeks Transatlantic Weapons Proposals

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Aeronautical Engineering

NATO Ministers Agree to Increase Infrastructure Budget

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Space Technology

Soviet Union Is Building New SS-20 Launch Bases

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