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Cruise Missile / United States vs. USSR #487243

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 26, 1976
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(Studio) Pentagon says cruise missile can fly further than thought before. Its attributes noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Seattle, WA) Boeing Corporation film shown. Test of missile delayed due to B-52 problems. United States 4-6 years ahead of USSR with cruise missile but losing lead on conventional weapons. Chart compares US-USSR numbers of planes, copters, tanks, ships and subs. USSR ahead with planes, tanks, ships and subs.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(DC) [Department of Defense director research and engineering, Malcolm CURRIE - says USSR has built premier scientific and technological enterprise in USSR over last 25 years] Defense Department wants Congress to okay $113 billion budget with 2% increases over 5 years Pentagon thinks it's making headway with Congress
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

Berger, Marilyn;
Chancellor, John

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