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May 16, 1988

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Government Heading Inquiry Into Nation’s Oxidizer Supply

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U. S. Subpoenas Hughes and Ford In Improper Payments Probe

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U.S. Support for Saudi AWACS Called Crucial to Future Sales

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Government Heading Inquiry Into Nation’s Oxidizer Supply

Los ANGELES/WASHINGTON The loss of a key solid rocket oxidizer plant on May 4 has resulted in an annual shortfall of 12-16 million lb. of oxidizer, according to initial government estimates (AW&ST May 9, p. 17). The Pacific Engineering and Production Co. plant that blew up near Henderson, Nev., was planning to produce 20 million lb. of ammonium perchlorate (AP) oxidizer in 1988, out of a capacity of 30 million lb.
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U. S. Subpoenas Hughes and Ford In Improper Payments Probe

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U.S. Support for Saudi AWACS Called Crucial to Future Sales

2223

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SDIO May Test Nuclear DEW Concept in Pop-Up Launch

WASHINGTON The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization is considering a non-nuclear pop-up launch demonstration of a nuclear directed-energy weapon concept, one of a handful of new technical projects discussed in the annual SDI report to Congress.

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Interdependence of NASA Programs Puts Congress in Budget Bind

2425

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Teledyne Will Use Manned RPV In Testing, Development Phases

2021

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NASA Plans Reduced Firing Time In Shuttle Prelaunch Test

2425

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Textron Receives Airbus Wing Components Contract

2425

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Bell Wins $2 2-Million Army Contract To Aid Sale of Helicopters to Saudis

2021

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Intelsat Satellite Undergoes Final Assembly at Ford Facility

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