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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 14, 1967, Darmstadt, Hesse8 the stars and stripes tuesday november 14, 1967 missile terms explained in laymen s Lingo editor s note the author is staffer on the Baltimore sunday Sun by William j. Perkinson Washington Nana a new series of missile terms Are now part of the language with the joint committee on atomic Energy opening congressional hearings on the United states plans to construct a communist chinese oriented anti ballistic missile hearings Are being presided Over by senator Henry m. Jackson chairman of the subcommittee on military applications of the joint Senate House com Mittee that is the congressional watch dog on atomic , in alphabetical order is a primer of some of the terms that will be frequently heard As the Jackson subcommittee gets underway abm anti ballistic missile. A Short Range rocket and radar system designed to detect intercept and destroy the War Heads of hostile rockets fired against the United states. Once the abm was called an antimissile mini abm system formerly known As the communist chinese oriented anti ballistic missile it is designed to Cope with any rocket at tack that could be launched by red China and of Castro s Cuba betwee now and the 1980s. Asymmetric warhead a War head in which All or part of the blast and electromagnetic radiation from thermonuclear blast could be focussed or directionally a form of Decoy War head consisting of metallic balloon which Are inflated and ejected from an incoming hostile warhead to confuse defensive radar As to which object is the True thermonuclear form of Decoy. Chaff is a tinfoil like material that can reused to form a Long Elou like radar Pat Tern thus masking or hiding the True location of the incoming hostile War missiles Long Range rockets that can spew out two or More warheads at targets hundreds of Miles apart. Also see objects or electrical impulses that appear on the defensive radar screens As a missile warhead when in fact they Are not. Also see chaff bal loons eco and pen aids. Eco an acronym for the phrase electronic counter they in clude electronic and other devices to confuse and fool the radars computers and missiles of an abm acronym for electro magnetic it is an intense burst of radiation that results when a Hydrogen warhead is exploded in space. The Emp May be powerful enough to Black out communications on the ground create artificial auroras and damage solid objects the pulse meets in space. See also Ray pulse. Exo atmosphere out of or above the Earth s atmosphere. The atmosphere is generally considered to end As Faras missiles Are concerned somewhere Between 80,000 and 300,000 feet first letters of the phrase multiple Independent reentry s Are the multiple warheads that would be carried by a Cluster blackmail an attempt by one nation to impose its will on another by threatening to use thermonuclear aids a Short Way of saying penetration aids or devices like balloon Sand decoys and other devices that Are designed to help a hostile warhead to penetrate any defensive system around a an abm rocket with a Range of 400 Miles. It is designed to destroy hostile warheads at altitudes up to 200 Short Range abm rocket that is designed to destroy any that evade spartan. Sprint has a Range of about 15 to 20 Miles and i designed to intercept warheads from about 60,000 to 300,000 feet above the Earth. Army Board to select ors Washington is an army Board has begun sessions at the Pentagon to study the records of several thousand captains on the army chaplain an women s army corps promo Tion lists and come up with the next temporary promotion list for major. An army medical service selection Board will meet dec. 4. The army does not normally release statistics on the number under consideration or due for promotion. The primary zones of consideration for All promotion lists include All officers on Active duty with dates of rank of july31, 1965, or earlier. Secondary zones will run from aug. 1, 1965,through March 31, 1966. No More than 7.5 per cent will be in the secondary zone. Communications involving pro motion recommendations commendations for appreciation should be sent to the secretariat for a selection boards Roombs 726, the Pentagon washing ton d.c., 20310. They will reconsidered if they Are received within 25 Days for army Chap lain and wag lists and to Days for All other lists after the boards Convene. Recommendations for the promotion of officers in the secondary zone will not be accepted. Any officer eligible for consideration May write to the Selec Tion boards in accordance Withall 624-100, the army said. Exercise lion set for accent Luxembourg a about2,000 nato military personnel will take part Here nov. 27 to dec. 2 in an indoor staff tactics exercise for Allied forces Cen trial Europe of cent members under West Germany s Gen. Johann Adolf von Kielman Segg Luxembourg authorities announced. Von Kielman Segg whose head quarters is at , the Netherlands is comi Nander in chief of of cent which com Prises troops and airmen of isel Giurin Luxembourg Germany the Netherlands great Britain Canada and the United slates. The exercise code named lion will be held in the International Trade fair Hall Here. Multiple destroyer an artist concept of the new air defense system Sam a which is now in an advanced stage of development. The All weather system will be Able to acquire identify track and destroy multiple targets in the air simultaneously. It can fire conventional or nuclear warheads and can be interchanged in the Field. Army by presidential proclamation negro to enter Annapolis by Henry Marque staff writer Rhine main a Germany is Douglas c. Lipsey 17, the son of an air Force no has received a presidential Nomina Tion to the . Naval Academy making the prospective midship Man one of the few negroes Mohave Ever gotten this Honor. Lipsey who got his Nomina Tion through academic Excel Lence lives with his thre Brothers one sister and parents in Neu Isenburg and is a Frank Furt american High school senior. His older brother is a sol Dier in Vietnam. The Young student s father who is understandably proud of his son is t. Sgt. James Lipsey assigned to the 7310th Materiel so Here. The family arrived i Germany in late september re Quiring Douglas to miss a month of school which Cut into his Grade average. Lecture series to open Heidelberg special father Donal Kehew a doctoral student at the University of Lou vain Belgium will open a series of religious lectures nov. 20 at7 30 . At the Patrick ii e a r y Village Chapel. The series is be ing sponsored by the holy name society of Patrick Henry Village. This is the Lipsys second Tourin Germany. They were stationed at Pitburg air base from 1956to 1959. The quiet youth who said head always thought of attending one of the military academies it s the Only life military i be Ever known said he threw in his lot with the Navy while at tending Wayne High school i Dayton Ohio. The . Navy recruiters Visi Ted the school in april 1966 in a drive aimed to recruit Navy and Marine corps have accelerated their recruiting programs under Pentagon orders to increase the number of negro Douglas c. Lipsey officers. Presently there Are 312negro officers in the Navy and 155 in the Marine Rhine main spokesman said that Douglas will take a pre Academy physical at the wies Baden Usan Hospital dec. 4,hoping to become a midshipman in mid-1968. He might however attend an Academy preparatory school before entering the Mili tary institution at Annapolis my. Besides the physical examination he must also pass a col lege Entrance exam Lipsey 5 feet 7 inches 160-Pound student who plays halfback on the Rhine main Junior varsity Falcon football team would like to go into naval aviation. Asked Why if he liked to Fly he did t pick the air Force Aca Demy the Buffalo . Native hinted that since air Force life is All he has Ever known he would like to try something Dif Ferent. Purim tour slated in March Munich special jewish personnel interested in joining air Force chaplain Marvin la Binger s purim tour of Israel starting March 10 at London should write to the jewish Chap lain 48th tactical fighter Wing Box 2147, Apo 09179. The Cost of the trip will be $275. Turkey galore for servicemen at thanksgiving Washington special .military personnel throughout the world will be having the traditional thanksgiving and Christ Mas dinners according to the defense Supply Agency Dsa. Although the dinner menus will vary slightly within each service and command they will be Simi Lar in general to the joint army air Force master the thanksgiving dinner Dsa will order this food Pound age Turkey 2,720,000 shrimp 208,000 potatoes 765,000 Cran Berry sauce 340,000 Fruitcake 340,000 mincemeat 245,000pumpkin, 306,000 and Candy 204,000. Old greek communities topic of slide lecture Munich is Robert of the special services Agency Here will present a slide lecture at the Mcgraw Cavern Library nov. 1g at 7 30 . On greek settlements in ancient Italy and has travelled extensively in Pursuit of his and has taken part in excavations in Italy Germany an the United states

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