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April 28, 1997

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Lockheed Martin Sets Stage for New Team

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New Strategic Focus Drives Boeing Transformation

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Mir Status Improves as Cooperation Evolves

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Lockheed Martin Sets Stage for New Team

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New Strategic Focus Drives Boeing Transformation

Boeing's exclusive deals with airlines, forays into pilot training and Sea Launch reveal new strategic thinking

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Mir Status Improves as Cooperation Evolves

Stalion repairs clear the way for Linenger's EVA, but bumps in the road remain in overall U.S./Russian relalionship

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Analysts Cite Risks of Diversification

NEW YORK Wall Street is less than enthusiastic about the possibility of Boeing diversifying into nontraditional business lines, and some market professionals are downright skeptical. The principal source of their misgivings is Boeing’s poor track record at both previous diversification attempts as well as acquisitions, which presumably would figure into such a strategy.

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Flightsafety Wins T-6 Competition

WASHINGTON In a program worth $500 million, FlightSafety Services has been selected by Raytheon to provide the groundbased training system for the Pentagon’s projected new fleet of 740 T-6 Texan 2 primary training aircraft. At the end of the seven-month prototyping phase, FlightSafety Services “was a clear winner ... in every category” over competitor Hughes Training Systems, said David Reimer, Raytheon’s vice president for training systems.

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Airbus Approaching A3XX with Caution

NEW YORK Airbus Industrie is still widely perceived as more concerned with market share than profits. But in its analysis of the A3XX development program, the European consortium vows it will launch only if it is convinced the project will be financially successful.

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Bell to Upgrade Marine AH-1W, UH-1N

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Cassini Shipped to Ksc for Launch to Saturn

LOS ANGELES The Cassini spacecraft was delivered from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) here to the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on Apr. 21, where it is scheduled for launch later this year on the start of a 6.7-year journey to Saturn.

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Linchpin in New Strategy

SEATTLE Assigned to quickly identify and react to aerospace-related business opportunities, Boeing Enterprises likely will spearhead many of the company’s future business forays. Headed by Larry Clarkson, a senior Boeing Co. vice president formerly in charge of planning and international development, the entrepreneurial group already is studying expansion into such nontraditional fields as turnkey airline maintenance and data handling services.

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Pegasus Xl Launches From Canary Islands

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