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January 26, 1998

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Sweeping Air Ban Urged Against Iraq

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Missile Sensor Flyby Boosts NMD Outlook

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Glenn Mission to Range From Groundbreaking to Routine

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Sweeping Air Ban Urged Against Iraq

WASHINGTON As Saddam Husseins defiance of the U.N. enters its eighth year, President Clinton’s strategic dilemma pits necessity against reality. The necessity, most here agree, is enforcing Iraq’s compliance with U.N. weapons inspections.

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Missile Sensor Flyby Boosts NMD Outlook

Sensor technology tested is one of the most critical elements of the National Missile Defense program

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Glenn Mission to Range From Groundbreaking to Routine

WASHINGTON NASA and Sen. John Glenn have justified his upcoming flight on space shuttle Discovery as a valuable opportunity to learn more about the human aging process, but the mission will more likely be most remembered for the thrill of a 77-year-old pioneer astronaut returning to space after a 36-year absence.

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UAV Succeeds in Electronic Combat

Washington An experiment in New Mexico has moved the unmanned aerial vehicle out of its traditional photo-reconnaissance role and placed it squarely in the rapidly developing electronic warfare arena. The U.S. Air Force’s new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battle Lab borrowed a Hunter short-range UAV from the Army and equipped it with a direction-finding device to pinpoint electronic emitters such as air defense radars.

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Strong Results Bolster DASA's Restructuring Role

Paris Higher than expected earnings, record sales and a forthcoming contract for Eurofighter aircraft will position DaimlerBenz Aerospace to play a lead role in the next phase of restructuring of the European aerospace industry, DASA Chairman/CEO Manfred Bischoff predicted.

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U.S.-Backed Astor Bid Linked to E-8 Upgrade

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Shock Events Jolted Delta

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Eurofighter Succeeds in Key Trials as Production Contracts Near

LONDON The Eurofighter program passed several milestones in the past month, including the first missile firing and inflight refueling trials, as final details of production contracts worth up to $45 billion are being ironed out. Signing of contracts with the Eurofighter industrial consortium by the four nations involved is imminent.

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Khruichev/Boeing FGB Rolled Out in Moscow

Kennedy Space Center The $222-million Russian Khrunichev/Boeing FGB control module spacecraft that will be launched by a Russian Proton booster as the first element of the new International Space Station (ISS) is to arrive next week at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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SPECIAL OPS TRAINING

Special Ops Students Train to ‘Own the Night’

58th SOW develops aircrews who will fly deep inside enemy territory to carry out covert operations

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