December 21, 1998

HEADLINE NEWS

New Weapons Debut in Attacks on Iraq

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Allied Sead Thwarts Iraq

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New Intelligence Ops Debut in Iraqi Strikes

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New Weapons Debut in Attacks on Iraq

Air strikes also relied on laser-guided weapons and cruise missiles, while the B-l flew its first combat mission

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Allied Sead Thwarts Iraq

WASHINGTON Iraqi defenses were ineffectual against U.S. and U.K. cruise missiles and manned aircraft as the U.S. executed its first campaign to suppress enemy air defenses since last year's retirement of Air Force EF-111 jamming aircraft.

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New Intelligence Ops Debut in Iraqi Strikes

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Congress Backs Raids, Faults Strategy

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Thai Investigators Assess Reports of A310 Stall

PERTH, AUSTRALIA Investigators are assessing why a Thai Airways International Airbus A3 10 apparently stalled during a missed approach and are reviewing what roles inoperative runway lighting and bad weather played in the aircraft's Dec. 11 crash in Thailand.

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FAA Certifies Galaxy ...

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Vantage in Design Review

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Climate Orbiter Off to Mars

Cape Canaveral NASA’s Mars Climate Orbiter will be 3 million mi. from Earth Dec. 29, following its launch on Dec. 11 on board a Boeing Delta 2 Med Lite booster. The launch was the first to use the Delta 7425 Med Lite version with 4 solid rocket motors and the second mission of the long-term Mars Surveyor program
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... and Russian 11-103

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Editors' Perspectives

Lengthening Shadows: Failing Russia, Flailing West

WASHINGTON We can only guess where the times are leading us. Countless events, known and unknown, seen and unseen, burst upon us everywhere, all at once, at every instant. They occur close by and far away, at our feet and beyond our grasp, inducing vertigo.

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