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Aquinternational Longshoremen's Association / Spy Plane #561016

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 05, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Fort Sill, OK: Fred Francis) Aquila spy plane featured; details given of Lockheed's contract and expense of craft, scenes shown. [Aquila program Lieutenant Colonel Michael BLOSE - says Aquila needed.] Aquila noted years behind schedule. Operational tests of Aquila noted failing. Aquila's capabilities discussed. [Lockheed Vice President Michael LADEN - comments on program.] Lockheed reported blaming Army for insisting upon costly accessories. [Senator William ROTH - comments on situation.] Taxpayer noted paying bill for military mismanagement.

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred

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