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February 9, 1987

ELECTRONIC WARFARE—PART 1

Sac Stresses Air Crew Training to Defeat Soviet Defenses

ELECTRONIC WARFARE

Soviet Book Describes Techniques for Jamming Monopulse Radars

INTERNATIONAL TRADE TALKS

U. S., Europeans Clash Over Airbus Subsidies

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Sac Stresses Air Crew Training to Defeat Soviet Defenses

Minot AFB, N. D.—The Strategic Air Command is fielding a wide array of threat emitters on its strategic training range complex, but electronic warfare simulators will continue to play a major role in training SAC air crews to deal with the Soviet threat.

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ELECTRONIC WARFARE

Soviet Book Describes Techniques for Jamming Monopulse Radars

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE TALKS

U. S., Europeans Clash Over Airbus Subsidies

London—U. S. and European trade officials conducted what were described by participants as “acrimonious” and “threatening” talks concerning U. S. allegations that Britain, France and West Germany are illegally subsidizing Airbus Industrie's aircraft development program and that Airbus is engaging in sales activities contrary to those allowed under the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs (GATT).
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ELECTRONIC WARFARE—PART 1

Defense Dept. Moving Toward Achieving Ew Commonality

Washington—The Defense Dept. has made progress during the past year in defining the objectives of its $5-billion electronic warfare effort and achieving greater interservice commonality, in response to long-standing congressional criticism.
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ELECTRONIC WARFARE—PART 1

Logistics Procurement Legislation Fosters Increasing Competition

Robins AFB, Ga.—Recent legislation has affected electronic warfare logistics procurement both favorably and unfavorably, and one of the greatest needs that has developed is for “stronger and simpler penalties against contractors who don’t perform, especially in the spares and repairs areas,” Col. George W. Dixon, chief of the Electronic Warfare Div. in the Warner Robins Air Logistics Command’s Directorate of Material Management, said.
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Increasingly Complex Systems Will Double Testing Workload

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SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS

Cable-satellite Agreement Boosts Prospects for Direct-to-home Service

Washington—An agreement between producers of cable television programing and satellite broadcasters has boosted the prospects for satellite broadcasting direct to homes. This agreement, which pulls together substantial capital-raising ability and technical expertise, forms a trade association called the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Assn. (SBCA).

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Nato Emphasizes Joint Efforts to Meet Soviet Ew Threat

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MANAGEMENT

U. S. Weapon Export Sales Face Waning Demand, Rising Competition

Washington—The stall in President Reagan’s military buildup presents domestic manufacturers with the dilemma of trying to increase their weapon export sales while coping with diminished demand overseas and fending off the rising number of foreign competitors, a business study projected.

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Space Technology

Space Station Faces Possible Two-year Deployment Delay

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