Defense Department Briefing

Pentagon spokeperson Captain John Kirby and Acting Assistant Defense Secretary George Little held a press briefing with the… read more

Pentagon spokeperson Captain John Kirby and Acting Assistant Defense Secretary George Little held a press briefing with the media. They announced that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is ordering the Air Force to accelerate installation of a backup oxygen system for the F-22 Raptor. The Defense Secretary is also limiting these flights to regions where pilots can quickly land and has requested a monthly progress report from the Air Force on the F-22 status. Air Force pilots have complained of oxygen-deficient problems with the stealth fighter. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
306030-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2012
Last Aired:
May 16, 2012

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  • May 15, 2012 | 4:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 15, 2012 | 6:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 16, 2012 | 12:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2012 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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