U. S. DEFENSE BUDGET DECLINE
Cheney Hoists 'red Flag' Against B-2, Orders Cost and Technical Review
WASHINGTON U. S. Defense Secretary Richard B. Cheney has ordered the Pentagon’s top weapons review panel to launch an inquiry into the USAF/Northrop B-2 bomber program, in the wake of a $4billion program cut. The Defense Acquisition Board, made up of senior officials including the service secretaries and vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will address, in Cheney’s words, “big, unanswered questions” involving cost and technical issues.
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