January 17, 2000

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

President Clinton Admonished To Be Bold on Russian Nukes

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Russians Threaten More Station Delays

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New Data Show Liquid on Europa

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President Clinton Admonished To Be Bold on Russian Nukes

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Russians Threaten More Station Delays

Proton booster verification issues could further postpone the critical Service Module launch

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New Data Show Liquid on Europa

LOS ANGELES Preliminary data from a Jan. 3 Galileo flyby of Europa has given the strongest evidence yet that the Jovian moon may currently have liquid water. Readings taken of Europas magnetic field suggest that the moon is acting like a conductive shell—and the most likely conductor is saltwater in a liquid phase.

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Artillery, Integrated Air Defenses Threaten Helicopter Operations

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White House Pushes Cyber Security Hike

WASHINGTON Following up on the cyber-strategy the Administration announced in mid-1998, the White House will ask Congress next month to appropriate just over $2 billion in Fiscal 2001 for cyber security measures, 17% above this year’s level.

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Clearer Skies Ahead For C-130J Production

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X-32A Undergoes Tests As First Flight Nears

PALMDALE, CALIF. The first Boeing X-32 Joint Strike Fighter demonstrator aircraft has begun ground vibration testing in preparation for first flight, which could occur within the next few months, according to program officials (Photo 1).

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LockMart Ups Pursuit Of Naval Munitions

WASHINGTON Lockheed Martin’s missiles and fire control division is planning a broad-based effort to win a larger portion of the U.S. Navy’s ship-launched munition and missile programs, bringing the company into direct competition with Raytheon for that business.

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Arianespace Foresees Robust Launch Market

PARIS Arianespace is predicting a sharp upturn in the launch market for geostationary-orbit satellites this year, particularly among U.S. customers, and a near doubling of launch activity. From early December through early January—typically a period of slack activity—the company received bid invitations for three or four projects, said Chairman/CEO Jean-Marie Luton.

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Army Aviation Seen in 'Crisis'

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