July 26, 1993

COVER STORY

PRATT & WHITNEY STARTS NEW ADP TEST PHASE

HEADLINE NEWS

AIRLINE PANEL WALKS FINE LINE

HEADLINE NEWS

U. S. ARMS DOMINATE SHRINKING MARKET

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PRATT & WHITNEY STARTS NEW ADP TEST PHASE

The engine manufacturer believes it will be positioned to offer an advanced ducted prop at year's end

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AIRLINE PANEL WALKS FINE LINE

Commission debates government's role but says financial health of airlines must be monitored

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U. S. ARMS DOMINATE SHRINKING MARKET

WASHINGTON The U. S. continues to dominate the Third World arms market, accounting for more than half the total value of all such sales in 1992 despite a slight decline from the previous year, according to a congressional report. The value of U. S. arms transfer agreements, measured in constant 1992 dollars, decreased slightly, to $13.6 billion from nearly $14 billion in 1991.

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USAF TO SHIFT $ 100 MILLION FOR TACTICAL RECONNAISSANCE

WASHINGTON Air Force officials are working out details of a plan to shift about $100 million in production money from the canceled ATARS tactical reconnaissance program in order to press ahead with development of a follow-on system.

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CONTROL OF KAZAKH LAUNCH BASE DISPUTED

WASHINGTON Russia and Kazakhstan have failed to reach agreement on the control of Baikonur Cosmodrome as the future of this massive spaceport comes under increasing scrutiny within the former Soviet Union. The 1,560-sq.-km. (600-sq.-mi.) facility in central Kazakhstan is used primarily by Russia for manned and unmanned missions.

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U. K. ASKS U. S. TO ALLOW LARGER STAKE IN CARRIERS

LONDON The United Kingdom has urged the U. S. panel that is studying the nation's airline industry to recommend that foreign carriers be allowed to own up to 49% of the voting stock of U. S. airlines, hinting that a new bilateral services agreement is unlikely without the change.

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ATLAS RETURNS TO FLIGHT WITH DSCS-3 SATELLITE

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INMARSAT PLAN SPURS GPS DEBATE

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MARINES SEEK PENTAGON FUNDS FOR UAV PURCHASE

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PRIVATIZATION PLAN FACES CRITICISM

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