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December 8, 1997

HEADLINE NEWS

Wargame Shows Impact Of Air/Space Action

HEADLINE NEWS

Panels Analysis Pans Short-Range Fighters

HEADLINE NEWS

B-X, Joint-STARS Acquisition Proposed

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HEADLINE NEWS

Wargame Shows Impact Of Air/Space Action

International space assets, 'information ops' seen as key elements in conducting future combat operations

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HEADLINE NEWS

Panels Analysis Pans Short-Range Fighters

WASHINGTON The National Defense Panel has called for a major reduction in the number of tactical fighter aircraft the U.S. buys and revitalization of planning for new, long-range combat aircraft. The panel, which advocated broad reforms and critical changes in ship and aircraft designs, was established by Congress to make an independent review of the Pentagon’s internally generated Quadrennial Defense Review released last spring.

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B-X, Joint-STARS Acquisition Proposed

WASHINGTON A new, manned long-range combat aircraft costing less than half the price of the B-2 is one of the concepts envisioned by National Defense Panel participants when they suggested looking for alternatives to the currently planned joint force of 3,000-4,000 tactical fighters.

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Weather May Hamper X-38 Drop Tests

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HEADLINE NEWS

Mars Yields Clues To Earth-like Past

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Columbia EVA Added To Aid Station Preparations

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER The need to demonstrate as much International Space Station extravehicular activity hardware as possible before the start of station assembly forced NASA last week to send the Columbia Mission 87 astronauts outside for a previously unplanned EVA to further evaluate station crane operations.

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HEADLINE NEWS

BBJ Broadens Boeings Sales Campaign for 737

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MiG-MAPO Avionics Upgrades Aimed at Export Customers

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AIR TRANSPORT

TWA May Revive Missile Theory Debate

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AIR TRANSPORT

Tank Blast Examined

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