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February 10, 1997

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Pentagon Budget Suffers New Cuts

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Cyber Threat Challenges Intelligence Capability

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Navy to Recommend Jammer for F/a-18c/d; Gao Opposed

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Pentagon Budget Suffers New Cuts

WASHINGTON Once again the Clinton Administration has broken its promise to increase military modernization funding, recommending a Fiscal 1998 budget request that contains new cuts and postpones procurement hikes for the third year in a row.

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Cyber Threat Challenges Intelligence Capability

NSA director warns of 'fundamental new danger' cites changing role of defensive systems and intelligence

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Navy to Recommend Jammer for F/a-18c/d; Gao Opposed

WASHINGTON The U.S. Navy plans to recommend outfitting of F/A-18C/D aircraft not presently slated to get ALQ-165 airborne self-protection jammers (ASPJ) to the Senate Appropriations Committee. The committee instructed the Navy to evaluate the possibility of using the Integrated Defensive Electronic Counter-measures (IDECM) system being developed for the F/A-18E/F aircraft {AW&ST Sept. 30, 1996, p. 48).

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Galaxy Business Jet Begins to Take Shape

NEW YORK The new Galaxy medium-range business jet, under development by Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) in Tel Aviv, is on track to make its first flight this fall. The production line is in place, with all tooling set up and calibrated for the manufacture of the first four airframes.

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Air Vehicles From Canceled Program to Be Delivered

LOS ANGELES Teledyne Ryan Aeronautical plans to deliver six medium-range UAVs to the U.S. military by the end of next month following first flight of one of the high-performance, penetrator vehicles over Edwards AFB, Calif., on Feb. 1.

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New Missions Fitted Into Flat Nasa Budget

WASHINGTON Even though it is nearly flat, the Clinton Administration’s proposal to spend $13.5 billion on space and aeronautics in Fiscal 1998 represents a remarkable budgetary comeback for NASA. Without any more money, NASA should be able to undertake new initiatives in astronomy and robotic exploration of the Solar System, even as it begins at long last to assemble in orbit the international space station.

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Tilt-rotor Order Enlivens Heli-expo ’97

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Pratt, Energomash Form Joint Venture

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In-orbit Calibration Sharpens Dsp

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European Ops Require Sharper Industry Focus

Orlando, Fla. The U.S. aerospace industry needs to focus more on how new information system technology can help U.S. forces undertake totally new missions in post-Cold War Europe, according to USAE Gen. James L. Jamerson, deputy commander-in-chief of the U.S. European Command.
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