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July 10, 1989

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Soviets Book New Commercial Space Flights; Long-Term Cooperation With France Advances

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Cheney Calls for Major Realignment Of Pentagon’s Procurement System

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Panel Boosts Conventional Weapons Spending, Cuts Strategic Bomber Funds

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Soviets Book New Commercial Space Flights; Long-Term Cooperation With France Advances

ANACAPRI, ITALY The Soviet Union has agreed to work up a broad-based space cooperation plan with France and has lined up a series of separate new European commitments for its commercial microgravity flights. The protocol with France gives political backing to a long-term program of space cooperation that should include manned Earth orbital flights and unmanned exploration of Mars.

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Cheney Calls for Major Realignment Of Pentagon’s Procurement System

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Panel Boosts Conventional Weapons Spending, Cuts Strategic Bomber Funds

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USAF Extends SICBM Contracts In Face of Test, Budget Hurdles

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Europe May Barter for External Payloads On NASA/International Space Station

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German Microgravity Drop Capsule Approved for Operational Service

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Warsaw Pact Unable to Track MiG That Crashed In Belgium After Pilot Ejected Over Poland

Warsaw Pact air defense forces were unable to track a Soviet air force MiG-23 Flogger after the pilot ejected over Poland and were searching for it over the Baltic Sea when in fact it had crashed into the village of Bellegem, Belgium, killing a 19-year-old Belgian man.
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Rolls Assessing Market Interest in RB580 Engine

Rolls-Royce is surveying manufacturers of small jet transports and larger business jets to assess market interest in the RB580, a proposed 7,000-12,000 lb. thrust-class engine based on the core of the Allison T406 powerplant. Rolls began the survey late last month after joining with Allison to study the RB580 propulsion concept.
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Budget Office Recommends Paring Down Strategic Defense to Protect Selected Silos

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New ATTT Configuration Features Improved Handling

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