June 27, 1991 |
The Air Force has reportedly curtailed development of a controversial, multibillion-dollar electronic jamming system for the Northrop B-2 bomber, according to a former Northrop employee who cites a memorandum issued by the firm's legal counsel. The memo was written by the law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in an effort to rebut allegations brought in a lawsuit against Northrop by former strategic analyst Richard Sylvester.
July 3, 1990 |
The chief of the Tactical Air Command intensified training for Stealth fighter-bomber crews after learning that they had missed their targets in Panama, but did not pass the information on to the Pentagon, a spokesman said. Col. Ron Sconyers, a spokesman for Gen. Robert D. Russ, commented after the New York Times reported a classified Air Force report concluded Russ did not tell his superiors of the failures.