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Ford / Anti-Aircraft Weapon #296038

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 24, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Problems plaguing Ford's development of anti-aircraft weapon, known as the Divad system, or "sergeant York," examined; Defense Department films shown. [Representative Joseph ADDABBO - believes Divad is still defective weapon.] Ford Aerospace division's contract ofr. for Divad, Susan Meyer noted demanding end to unacceptable contract performance from Ford president last month; letter quoted on screen. [Ford Aerospace vice president Delbert PARSONS - acknowledges problems.] [Brigadier General James CERCY - rationalizes contractor's difficulties.] [PARSONS - denies taking shortcuts in quality control.] [ADDABBO - hopes this year's buy will be canceled.]
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

Lynch, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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