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October 12, 1998

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Military Chiefs Miffed By Lack of Oversight

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Cruise Missiles To Add Punch

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Goldin: Fund Fixes Or Kill Space Station

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Military Chiefs Miffed By Lack of Oversight

WASHINGTON Senior military officials have been stripped of at least part of their informal but traditional oversight of target and weapons selection in recent attacks launched by the U.S. as well as those being planned against Yugoslavia, say distressed Pentagon-based staff members.

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Cruise Missiles To Add Punch

WASHINGTON A lack of firepower in current models of air- and sea-launched cruise missiles, including those used in recent attacks against Iraq, Sudan and Afghanistan, may be eliminated by the addition of a new generation of penetrator warheads.

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Goldin: Fund Fixes Or Kill Space Station

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Lunar Poles May Cover Ice Sheets

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Risk Analyses, Financing Bog Down Ka Satcom Boom

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Three years after the corporate titans of the international satellite communications industry rushed to file plans for billions of dollars in revolutionary new Ka-band satcom systems, few of the spacecraft are actually being built because companies are hampered instead in defining Ka services and how to spread satcom costs and risks during tight economic times.

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Sea Launch Prepares For Demonstration in March

LONG BEACH, CALIF. Sea Launch has decided to conduct a demonstration launch next March from a location near the equator with a fully integrated, three- stage Zenit booster and inert payload. The payload will be a simulated spacecraft that has been used during “pathfinder” activities to test processing procedures at the Sea Launch home port prior to handling an operational satellite.

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Russia Offers New Versions Of Air Defense Missiles

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Taurus Lofts NRO Satellite

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Australian Election Results To Preserve Defense Upgrade Plans

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F-2 Tests Delayed For Wing Repairs

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