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January 25, 1988

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Attitude Control Lost On France’s Telecom 1B

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Sparta Will Demonstrate Elements Of Space-Based Battle Management System

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SDIO Begins Program Cutbacks In Response to Budget Limits

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Attitude Control Lost On France’s Telecom 1B

PARIS France’s Telecom 1B telecommunications satellite has experienced serious in-orbit attitude control problems, forcing an emergency transfer of traffic to its sister satellite and prompting a review of the spacecraft’s design prior to the planned launch of another Telecom 1-series platform in March.

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Sparta Will Demonstrate Elements Of Space-Based Battle Management System

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SDIO Begins Program Cutbacks In Response to Budget Limits

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Japan Boosts Space Budget

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Nunn Redirects Antimissile Debate, Proposing Accidental Launch Shield

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British Defense Ministry/Treasury Dispute May Delay Contract Awards for Trigat Missile

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France Tells Matra, Aerospatiale to Cooperate On Standoff Weapon if NATO Program Falters

PARIS France’s armament agency has told Matra and Aerospatiale to cooperate on a common modular standoff weapon if the NATO program to produce such a weapon does not move into its development phase. Matra and Aerospatiale currently are working on separate programs, and the two companies also are members of competing teams in NATO’s MSOW multinational effort.
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U. S. Asks NATO to Relocate Air Wing After Spain Forces Withdrawal of F-16s

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Navy Proposes Ending A-6E/F Production; Congressional Approval of Plan in Doubt

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British Work to Requalify Harrier Ejection Seat

LONDON British Defense Ministry, British Aerospace and Martin-Baker Aviation are jointly working to develop a program for modifying and requalifying the Martin-Baker Mk. 12 series of ejection seats to allow the RAF’s British Aerospace Harrier GR. 5 strike fighters to resume flying.
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