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May 2, 1988

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Vandenberg Shuttle Complex Will Go Into Mothball Status

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Pilot Retention Bonus Plan Meets Obstacles in Congress

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Navy Conducts Successful Tomahawk Missile Tests

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Vandenberg Shuttle Complex Will Go Into Mothball Status

COCOA BEACH, FLA. The Air Force plans to mothball space shuttle launch facilities at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., next year and to rely on unmanned vehicles to put heavy military pay-loads into polar orbit from a new launch complex to be built at Vandenberg.
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Pilot Retention Bonus Plan Meets Obstacles in Congress

WASHINGTON A joint Air Force/Navy aviator bonus pay program, aimed at stemming the exodus of experienced pilots from the military to the commercial sector, has received a lukewarm reception from Congress. The House Armed Services Committee recently recommended cutting by nearly a third the Air Force’s request for $54 million to begin the program in Fiscal 1989 and restricting bonus payments to specific, critical areas.
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Navy Conducts Successful Tomahawk Missile Tests

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Britain Commits to Funding Its Efa Share

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West Germany Names Scholz as New Defense Minister

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Air Force to Purchase Navy E-6 Aircraft for Joint Stars Program

WASHINGTON The Air Force plans to buy 21 Navy E-6 aircraft for its Joint Surveillance Target Attack System (Joint STARS) program and will have the Navy act as its agent to purchase the aircraft from Boeing. The Air Force aircraft, to be designated EC-18, will use the same airframe and CFM International CFM56-2A2 engines as the Navy E-6 Tacamo aircraft, but with the Joint STARS mission system.
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Iae to Flight Test V2500 at Pratt Site in Canada

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France Approves Production of Rafale Fighter Prototype

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Usaf Simulations Gauge Effects of Nuclear Blasts on Mx Rail Cars

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Rockwell Awarded Teal Ruby Contract

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