ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 02, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Lakeland, Florida: Mark Potter) ABC News investigation into charges that defective fuses for shells for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle were allowed to pass government inspections featured. [Former Pentagon inspector William TUTTLE - says defective ammo could kill the people in the vehicle.] Safety features built into the Bradley shell explained; details given of the problems one of the companies had in making safe fuses. [Sooner Defense, Incorporated former CEO Edward GEOGHEGAN - says company had massive problems, but did not cheat on safety tests.] Federal employees in question reported working for the Defense Contract Management Command. [Senator David PRYOR - says there are incestuous relationships between contractor and the tester.]
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