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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2626

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PUBLIC LAW 100-526—OCT. 24, 1988

ing aircraft, including the A-7 Plus Strikefighter, the F/A-16, the AV-8B, and the A-10 aircraft in current or modified configuration. (3) In conducting such assessment, the Secretary shall also address the following issues: (A) Cost. (B) Development and production schedules. (C) Technical risks. (D) Manpower requirements. (E) Force structure. (F) Five-year funding profiles. (G) Cost effectiveness. (H) Military effectiveness. (b) OPERATIONAL TEST PLAN.—The Director of Defense Operational Test and Evaluation shall develop an operational test plan for a competitive fly-off of alternative aircraft for the close air support mission. The Director shall complete the development of such plan no later than March 31, 1989. In developing such plan, the Director shall consult with the Air Force Test and Evaluation Center, the Army Operational Testing and Evaluation Activity, and the Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity. (c) TRANSFER FEASIBILITY.—The Secretary of Defense shall assess the feasibility of transferring, no later than fiscal year 1992, the close air support mission from the Air Force to the Army. In conducting such assessment, the Secretary shall consider the cost, schedules, five-year funding profiles, manpower requirements, and force structure implications of such a transfer. (d) REPORTS.—Not later than March 31, 1989, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services and the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives an interim report on the matters referred to in subsections (a) through (c). The Secretary shall submit a final report on such matters to those Committees not later than December 31, 1989. Such reports shall be submitted in both classified and unclassified form. SEC. 109. EXTENSION OF DATE FOR REPORT ON POTENTIAL START TREATY

Section 908 of the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Ante, p. 2035. Year 1989, is amended— (1) in subsection G)), by striking out "September 15, 1988" and inserting in lieu thereof "March 15, 1989"; and (2) by striking out subsection (c) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: President of U.S. "(c) INTERIM REPORT.—The President shall submit an interim report to Congress containing the information described in subsection (b) not later than December 15, 1988. President of U.S. "(d) FORM OF REPORT.—The President shall submit the reports Classified under subsections (b) and (c) in both classified and unclassified information. form.". Public information Maryland. New York.


Clauses (2) and (3) of section 7308(c) of title 10, United States Code, shall not apply with respect to transfers, under section 7308(a) of such title, of obsolete vessels by the Secretary of the Navy as follows: (1) Transfer of the obsolete submarine United States ship Blenny to the town of Ocean City, Maryland.