Levin: Army Should Finish Crusader Analysis Before Congress Acts

By Thomas Duffy / June 10, 2002 at 5:00 AM
The Senate Armed Services Committee will meet this week to decide whether it will offer an amendment to the fiscal year 2003 defense authorization bill that would stave off the Bush administration's proposed cancellation of the Army's Crusader artillery weapon at least until the service completes an analysis of the cancellation, Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) said today. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced the Crusader cancellation May 8, saying it did not fit with department plans to transform the Army...

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