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October 31, 1988

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Pentagon to Review Air Force Study Supporting Modified F-16 for Cas Role

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Congress Passes Space Council, Launch Insurance Legislation

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Defense Dept. Cuts Production Rote for Third Amraam Lot

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Pentagon to Review Air Force Study Supporting Modified F-16 for Cas Role

WASHINGTON The Air Force has begun briefing Pentagon officials on the results of its close air support design study, which reinforces the service’s preference for a modified version of the F-16. Recent congressional action, however, has seriously set back the service’s plans to replace the A-10 Thunderbolt with a modified F-16, now called the A-16.

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Congress Passes Space Council, Launch Insurance Legislation

WASHINGTON Congress, before adjourning, approved space legislation aimed at improving the U. S. posture in several areas, including the policy-making apparatus and insurance requirements for commercial launchers. A National Space Council would be re-established in early 1989 and insurance requirements for the commercial launch industry would be eased under the new legislation, which had not yet been signed into law by President Reagan as of late last week.

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Defense Dept. Cuts Production Rote for Third Amraam Lot

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British Airways Selects Boeing 737 Over A320

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Inspectors Find No Significant Warping in Atlantis Engine

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Botswana Leader’s Aircraft Survives Missile Attack

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Air Force Calls Trident Destruction Correct Decision

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Sas Buys Interest in British Aircraft Leasing Company

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Space Services Wins Contract to Launch Nasa Payload

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Teledyne Ryan Launches Prototype for Joint-service Rpv Competition

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