CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1984
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Edwards AFB, California) United States Air Force's efforts to prevent weapon obsolescence examined; F-15 and F-16 fighter planes cited as exs. Satellite photos of USSR planes seen. [Colonel Albert PICClRILLO - anticipates superior Soviet planes by next decade.] Dvt. of advance tactical fighter (ATF) plane discussed; historical aviation films shown. [PICCIRILLO - comments on problems in developing such sophisticated planes.] [Lieutenant Colonel Arthur BIANCO - describes (new) plane.] Scenes from "Star Wars" shown courtesy Lucasfilm. [Aircraft development planner Stan TREMAINE - declines comment on Stealth technology.] X-1 experimental plane recalled; X-29 prototype described, shown. [X-29 program spokesperson Glenn SPACHT - explains difficulty with X-29.] [Lieutenant Colonel Ed THOMAS - feels new planes are reaching limits of human endurance.]
REPORTER: David Martin
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.