Abercrombie Faults Gates, Army on FCS Vehicle Termination Actions

By Marjorie Censer / June 18, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI) today criticized the Army and its contractors for forging ahead with work on the Future Combat Systems manned ground vehicle component, even after Defense Secretary Robert Gates canceled the effort. "I don't take any particular satisfaction in seeing this program come to pieces," he told reporters at a breakfast in Washington. "It's because it was not handled reasonably and rationally in the first place. "It was all propaganda laid on what was very real and strategically...

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