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In Depth (Newest Weapons / Intelligence / Meteor) #621803

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 13, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Information on new weapons and improved military intelligence methods featured; details of proposed attack plans against Iraq given; scenes shown of views from cruise missiles; animations shown of new missiles in action.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Concern about the effect of the Leonid meteor shower on military spy satellites and other spacecraft featured; scenes and animations shown of the Leonid meteor shower. [US Naval Observatory Geoff CHESTER - says the Leonid meteor shower produces the largest meteors observed.] [US Air Force Colonel Michael KELLY - says the Air Force is prepared.] [Aerospace Corporation Bill AILOR - explains speed of the meteors; explains electrical damage that can be caused.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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