ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 07, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Advanced technology's impact on World War I, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam recalled; films shown. Hypothetical war of the future and role played by electronic and computerized weapons examined; simulations shown. Weapons and equipment demonstrated and discussed in report: AWACS, F-14, F-15, A-10, EF-111 planes, XM-1 Tank and multiple launch system known as assault breaker. [Lieutenant General Tom STAFFORD - comments.] Troop size of United States and USSR compared on screen. [Defense analyst Edward LUTTWAK - comments.] Pentagon's defense of technology noted. [Senator Sam NUNN - comments.] Problem in maintaining weapons noted.
REPORTER: John McWethy
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