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October 3, 1988

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Pentagon Officials to Push Ahead on Competitive Strategies Doctrine

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U. S. Approval of Chinese Launches Determined By Value of Satellites

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Reagan, Congress Compromise on Sdi; $300 Billion Defense Bill to Be Signed

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Pentagon Officials to Push Ahead on Competitive Strategies Doctrine

WASHINGTON Defense Dept. officials are preparing to initiate a comprehensive review of the competitive strategies doctrine and its impact on conventional force modernization plans and requirements. Defense Secretary Frank C. Carlucci gave his preliminary approval to the initiative on Sept. 15 after being briefed on the results of a series of war-game exercises that validated the potential advantages of the competitive strategies doctrine (AW&ST Sept. 19, p. 24).

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U. S. Approval of Chinese Launches Determined By Value of Satellites

WASHINGTON The Reagan Administration last week pressed for congressional consent to the launch of three U. S.-built commercial satellites on board Chinese launch vehicles even though the Chinese have yet to agree to U. S. conditions for the launch.
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Reagan, Congress Compromise on Sdi; $300 Billion Defense Bill to Be Signed

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Dingell Says Northrop Raised $6 Million to Bribe Koreans

WASHINGTON Rep. John D. Dingell (D.-Mich.) last week alleged that Northrop Corp. raised $6.25 million in the summer of 1984 to bribe South Korean officials to buy the company’s F-20 fighter while attempting to disguise the fund as a business venture to build a hotel in Seoul.

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Europe Approves Operations with Ariane 4 Launcher

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Sas Expects to Pay $ 160 Million for 40% Share of Aerolineas Argentinas

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Administration Defeats Labor Provisions in Transportation Bill

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Flight Test Work Begins on Sea Harrier Frs. 2

LONDON British Aerospace/Royal Navy Sea Harrier FRS. 2 carrier-based fighter, which made its first flight Sept. 19, will be the first European combat aircraft to become operationally capable of carrying the Hughes AIM-120 advanced mediumrange air-to-air missile (AMRAAM), but budget constraints may prevent the British from acquiring enough missiles to effectively arm all of the aircraft.
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Phobos 1 Loss to Change Mars Mission

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Britain, Malaysia Sign Defense Agreement Covering Sale of Tornado Strike Aircraft

LONDON Britain and Malaysia last week signed a government-to-government defense agreement under which Britain expects to sell more than $2 billion worth of defense equipment, including Panavia Tornado strike aircraft, to Malaysia over the next several years.
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