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February 22, 1988

HEADLINE NEWS

Tactical Derivative of Mirage 2000n to Be Developed for French Air Force

HEADLINE NEWS

Budget Cuts Force Sdio to Cancel Neutral Particle Beam Experiment

HEADLINE NEWS

Boeing, Lockheed and Douglas Bid on Navy P-3 Follow-on

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HEADLINE NEWS

Tactical Derivative of Mirage 2000n to Be Developed for French Air Force

PARIS France will develop a new version of the Mirage 2000 combat aircraft to fill a gap in the French tactical air force (FATAC) inventory between the phaseout of its older fighters in the early 1990s and the service entry of Dassault-Breguet’s Rafale D in 1996-97.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Budget Cuts Force Sdio to Cancel Neutral Particle Beam Experiment

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HEADLINE NEWS

Boeing, Lockheed and Douglas Bid on Navy P-3 Follow-on

WASHINGTON Boeing Military Airplane Co., Lockheed-California and McDonnell Douglas last week submitted proposals in response to the Navy’s request for a shore-based antisubmarine warfare aircraft to succeed the current Lockheed P3. Boeing offered a derivative of its twinengine 757 commercial transport.
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HEADLINE NEWS

Japan Seeks Replacement for T-2 Advanced Trainer

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HEADLINE NEWS

Army Adds Weapon Systems to Oh-58d Advanced Scout

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HEADLINE NEWS

Gao Clears Pratt in 1986 Export of Helicopter Engine Parts to Iran

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HEADLINE NEWS

Soviet Imaging Satellite Explodes; Proton Booster Launch Fails

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HEADLINE NEWS

Army Lets Contracts for Demonstrations of Atm Technology

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FIGHTER/ATTACK AIRCRAFT

Tactical Aircraft Producers Face Diminishing Prospects

WASHINGTON The following reports on the outlook for U. S. and European manufacturers for new fighter/attack aircraft development were written by Military Editor John D. Morrocco in Washington and Financial Editor John R. Stodden in New York, with contributions from European Editor Jeffrey M. Lenorovitz in Paris, Bonn Bureau Chief Keith F. Mordoff, Engineering Editor Michael A. Domheim in Los Angeles, San Francisco Bureau Chief Richard G. O’Lone, and Dallas Bureau Chief Carole A. Shifrin.
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FIGHTER/ATTACK AIRCRAFT

Declining Aircraft Programs Pressing Industry to Consolidate

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