Senate keeps jet fighter programs

August 1997
Human Events;08/29/97, Vol. 53 Issue 33, p22
Reports on the US Senate's rejection of an amendment to the Fiscal 1998 Defense Authorization bill introduced by Senator Russell Feingold that would have required the Defense secretary to cancel one of three tactical fighter aircraft. Feingold's arguments about the negligible effect of the move; Opponents' contentions about the need to upgrade the army's equipment.


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