Time Clock, Oct. 1, 1956

LOCKHEED F-104, the U.S. Air Force's hottest jet fighter, is working out so well that Air Force is boosting orders, possibly by as much as $200 million. Airmen buzz that needle-nosed ship, already a Mach 2 (1,320 m.p.h. at 30,000 ft.) performer, has done close to Mach 3 or nearly 2,000 m.p.h.

COLOR TV will come close to meeting black-and-white price levels next year, predicts Allen B. Du Mont Laboratories. Du Mont has signed royalty contract to make Lawrence color tube developed by Chromatic Television Laboratories (50% owned by Paramount Pictures), plans to bring it out at factory price of less than...

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