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June 14, 1999

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New Honeywell Is Package Made to Please the Primes

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Senate Bolsters Military with Extra C-17s, F/A-18s

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Air War Pays Off; Serbians Pull Out

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New Honeywell Is Package Made to Please the Primes

AlliedSignal's acquisition joins the companies' complementary products for a 'total supplier solution'

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Senate Bolsters Military with Extra C-17s, F/A-18s

WASHINGTON The Senate has passed a $264.7-billion defense appropriations bill for Fiscal 2000, approving multiyear procurement of 60 more C-17 airlifters, advance procurement of six F/A-18E/Fs and the purchase of an array of 15 additional helicopters.

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Air War Pays Off; Serbians Pull Out

WASHINGTON LONDON NATO’S gambit of employing a methodical air campaign, aided by an abundance of largely U.S.-supplied precision munitions, paid off last week after 78 days of sustained bombing as Yugoslav military officials agreed to terms for withdrawing their forces from Kosovo.

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GM, DirecTV Take Stakes in U.S. Satellite Radio

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Lessons Learned May Be Flawed

Washington Pentagon officials are worried the allies are going to learn the wrong political lessons from a victory in the conflict over Kosovo—that a hopelessly cumbersome decision-making process can win a modern war. But they also think there will be some tactical changes that will result in nearterm improvements to bolster the capabilities of U.S. fighting forces.

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Snecma Set for Vulcain 2 Tests, Starts Work on New Motor

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Lawmakers Order F-15Es, Shore Up Patriot and U-2

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ICO Stock Shortfall Raises New Questions

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Manned Launcher Or Clever Fake?

Washington The space community was baffled and divided last week over pictures of what appear to be China’s new manned launch vehicle being rolled out to a pad from a large new processing building. The problem: are the photos real or sophisticated fakes?

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Eutelsat, SES Settle Orbital Slot Squabble

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