DOD: Major Decisions Will Await Rumsfeld's Review

By Dan Dupont / February 7, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Decisions on major Pentagon programs like the Air Force's F-22 fighter aircraft will likely be delayed until Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld completes a comprehensive review of defense priorities, a spokesman said yesterday. "You need to take a look at where you're going before you make decisions on equipment purchases," said Rear Adm. Craig Quigley. The Air Force and prime F-22 contractor Lockheed Martin believe the program is ready for a Defense Acquisition Board review of its prospects for low-rate initial...

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