Invention of “strike forces” by the Tactical Air Command (AVIATION WEEK Nov. 22, p. 14) forecasts sharp changes in the application of American military power. Not only is the structure of TAC combat units involved but also the missions of other U.S. services and the equipment policies for America’s allies.
Bigger Af, Smaller Navy, New Tactics?
1. Field Marshal Montgomery wants to get rid of carriers. 2. New TAC concept portends upheaval in military missions. 3. Talbott asks jump to $15-16 billion in USAF’s ’56 budget.
By Claude Witze5 min
Tax Test Case
U. S. hits Los Angeles tax on Convair, Aerojet. Says government work in process is untaxable.
Barnes asks liberalized profit margin for locals. And he says CAB should end uneconomic services.
Lockheed Offers Turboprop Liner
L-1449 called fastest, longest range, most economical prop-driven transport; cruising speed exceeds 420 mph.
Af to Ask $15-16 Billion for ’56
British Dc-7 Interest Stirs Commons Debate
Tool Leasing System Under Fire
Congress committee urges all services to set price standards on machines used in defense production.