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April 26, 1999

LAUREATE AWARDS

Aerospace

AVIONICS

ADS-B Displays Versatility in Tests

OPERATION ALLIED FORCE

Belgrade Called Victor in War’s First Phase

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LAUREATE AWARDS

Aerospace

Aviation Week & Space Technology has been recognizing the achievements of aviation and aerospace individuals and teams for more than four decades with its Laurels and Laureate awards. On Feb. 8, the magazine announced its 1998 Laurels and Laureate winners in seven categories: Aeronautics/Propulsion, Space, Commercial Air Transport, Government/Military, Operations, Electronics and Lifetime Achievement.
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AVIONICS

ADS-B Displays Versatility in Tests

SALEM, ORE. Flight tests of IlMorrow's Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast on-board traffic management and conflict system are demonstrating the device's ability to give pilots accurate aviation traffic information in real time.

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OPERATION ALLIED FORCE

Belgrade Called Victor in War’s First Phase

Pressure builds for NATO ground campaign, as air war enters second month with Kosovo still in Yugoslavia's grip

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X-34 RLV TESTBED

A Mach 8 Vehicle on the RLV Frontier

NASA readies kickoff of 27 X-34 flight tests, as Orbital Sciences Corp. plans a commercial follow-on

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OPERATION ALLIED FORCE

Airspace Control Challenges Allies

AVIANO, ITALY Nagging problems plaguing NATO's air campaign are being solved slowly as attacks against Yugoslav targets drag on. But alliance officials involved in the operation see few signs they are nearing their goal of eliminating large amounts of Yugoslavia's military.

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OPERATION ALLIED FORCE

Recon, GPS Operations Critical to NATO Strikes

CAPE CANAVERAL The most intensive space recon naissance operations ever undertaken are being mounted to lead NATO targeting operations and bomb damage assessment of the strikes against Yugoslavia-challenging image analysts to keep up with the pace of providing imagery to strike planners and the aircrews flying the missions.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Boeing Hones New 550-Seat Transport Design

The ultra-wide, single-deck concept would have three aisles and large above-cabin "personal space" areas

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MAINTENANCE, REPAIR & OVERHAUL

MRO Industry Grappling with Critical Issues

ATLANTA A midst explosive growth, the maintenance, repair and overhaul business is struggling to cope with changing customer expectations, the loss of skilled technicians, balancing military readiness against maintenance costs and the use of information technology as an MRO productivity tool.

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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

UWB Inquiry Challenges Labs’ Tech Transfer Practices

COLORADO SPRINGS A congressional committee investigative report stemming from a dispute over ultrawideband radar and communication system patents has revealed potentially serious problems with U.S. technology transfer laws, policies and regulations.

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Market Focus

NEW YORK Large market shares, a huge installed base of equipment and systems, and technology leadership across Jail of its core businesses combine to form a solid base from which Honeywell Corp. should be able to improve its financial performance during the next five years. That's the assessment of Schroders analyst David Pizzimenti, who recently initiated coverage of the multi-industry company, with an "outperform" rating.

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