The following items were listed by LORAL for "Secy Brown Mgt" prior to the August 1994 Trade Trip to China. This list was obtained by Softwar using the Freedom of Information Act.
FOIA MATERIAL AS FOLLOWS:
FOR SECY BROWN MGT Next Generation Meteorological Satellite (GOES II) Space Sensors - AIRS, GBI, HIRDLS,SBI Space Ground Stations Globstar Navigation/Communications Satellite Airborne Reconnaissance Cameras Syntheic Apeture Radar Weapon Delivery Target Acquistion Missiles - MLRS, Army TCMS, LOSAT, ERINT, AIM-9, Chaparral, Predator Missile Guidance - Javelin Seeker, Tomahawk DSMAC, ASARG Seeker Target Acquistion - FLIR/Laser designator, Pave Tack, F-18 FLIR, Nite Hawk FLIR Shipboard Target Acquistion - SAR-8 Radar Warning - ALR 56C & M Missile Warning - ALQ-199, AAR-47, Silent Attack Warning System RF Jamming - ALQ-178 IR Jamming - ALQ-157, Matador, Challenger
LAUNCH VEHICLE SITUATION U.S. satellites lead the world - launch vehicles have lost out to European 'Ariane', % GOV. COMMERCIAL MANUFACTURER APPROX COMMERCIAL LAUNCHES LAUNCHES & ROCKET USE PRICE MARKET 1993-1998 1993-1998 McDonnel small $50M 10% 20 10 Douglas DELTA GEO GENERAL Dynamics midsiz 65M-85M 12% 15 10 Atlas Centaur GEO Martin Marietta Larger 135M - 16 - Titan GEO Arianespace All $60M- 65% 10* 20* Ariane 4 & 5 120M Krunichev Larger $45M - 5% 20 5-(15?) Proton w/Lockheed GEO 70M Great Wall Larger $45M 8% 10 10-(15?) Enterprise GEO Long March * Multiple satellites per launch Memo Many small rockets coming on scene from SDIO Limited commercial impact. Trade deals need to prevent "dumping" of Russian, Chinese rockets. STILL, U.S. will lose out to France/Europe until some bold new rocket is developed - may be unaffordable, require international cooperation (like giant Boeing airliner). Continued U.S. leadership in satellites may depend on occasional use of Russian or Chinese rockets. Europeans will fight this. SPACE SYSTEMS/LORAL
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