TITLE

AWACS: The Plane That Would Not Die

AUTHOR(S)
Ognibene, Peter J.
PUB. DATE
April 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;4/13/74, Vol. 170 Issue 15, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an argument concerning the manufacture of the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) in the U.S. Design of AWACS with a "look down, shoot down capability" to protect the U.S. shores against low-flying Soviet Union bombers.; Argument pertaining to a treaty, which ensures ballistic-missile defense; Primary mission of the AWACs bomber defense; Features of AWACS; Discussion about the defense budget of U.S. President Richard Nixon.
ACCESSION #
10707777

 

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