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January 12, 1987

SAFETY

Safety Board Cites Limitations Of Airport Weather Surveillance

AVIONICS

Flight Dynamics Prepares to Test Wind Shear Guidance With HUD

FISCAL 1988 BUDGETS

Fiscal 1980 Major Weapon System Spending Detailed by Military Services

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SAFETY

Safety Board Cites Limitations Of Airport Weather Surveillance

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AVIONICS

Flight Dynamics Prepares to Test Wind Shear Guidance With HUD

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FISCAL 1988 BUDGETS

Fiscal 1980 Major Weapon System Spending Detailed by Military Services

Washington—Outlined below is the Defense Dept. budget request for aircraft and missile programs in production and research and development. This year, the Defense Dept. submitted budgets for Fiscal 1988 and 1989. Shown below is the request for Fiscal 1988, and within parentheses the comparable total for Fiscal 1987.
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FISCAL 1988 BUDGETS

USAF Revises Goal of Acquiring 40 Fighter Wings by Early 1990s

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FISCAL 1988 BUDGETS

Navy Opts for Aircraft Carriers Over Modifications, Weapons

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FISCAL 1988 BUDGETS

Reagan’s $303.3-Billion Defense Request Sets Real Growth at 3%

Washington—The Reagan Administration has submitted to Congress a defense spending package that calls for $303.3 billion in total obligational authority and $289.3 billion in outlays for Fiscal 1988, a significant reduction from previous longterm projections and a reflection of the Pentagon’s efforts to respond to congressional concerns about the federal deficit.

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Soviets Expected to Consolidate Space Program Activities in 1987

Paris—The Soviet Union is expected to consolidate and strengthen its space program activities in 1987 by starting an intensive work program on the new Mir manned space station, stepping up its marketing campaign for a range of commercial space services and completing a series of interplanetary missions that will include significant international participation.

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FISCAL 1988 BUDGETS

Army Modernization Slows; Aircraft Programs Hardest Hit

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FISCAL 1988 BUDGETS

SDIO Seeks Funds to Maintain Full-Scale Development Timetable

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

NASA Agreement With 3M Sets Precedent For Large Commercial Space Commitments

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