ARMY & NAVY: Air Pressure


U.S. airplane manufacturers have long been exerting pressure in Washington to get permission to sell advanced types of U.S. military planes to first-class foreign powers. They have argued that expansion of their foreign markets would enlarge their capacity to serve the U.S. in emergency, greatly reduce production costs. The Army & Navy could see no reason why advanced models developed with U.S. Government dollars should be made immediately available to foreign powers and the manufacturers got nowhere with their arguments. Nevertheless, they continued to apply pressure. Reports have circulated freely...

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