Rumsfeld: No 'Final Decision' On Crusader

By Dan Dupont / May 2, 2002 at 5:00 AM
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today that the Pentagon has not yet decided to kill the Army's Crusader artillery program, although he acknowledged the service has been asked for a study of an alternative approach "that would assume that Crusader was canceled." Speaking to reporters, Rumsfeld said he has been "advised" by Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Pete Aldridge that the Army has been asked for the study, which assumes...

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