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Iran #503097

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 04, 1979
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(Studio) Comments of Khomeini aide with regard to future Iran oil supplies and oil prices noted; effect on United States and other industry cntrys. considered. Defense Department report on cutbacks in Iranian arms orders stated.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) Defense Department report on Iran cancellations for arms noted. Among items canceled are reported to be F-16 fighters, made by General Dynamics, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom jets, Boeing radar planes and Spruance destroyer ships. Defense Department film shown. Pentagon statements about United States military advisers in Iran and also about F-14 fighters already sold to Iran given. Details about financial considerations with regard to canceled orders given. United States defense contractors' plans to find other cntrys. to buy equipment cited.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

Mitchell, Andrea;
Savitch, Jessica

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