F-22 fighter jet escapes elimination for now | WABE 90.1 FM

F-22 fighter jet escapes elimination for now

Atlanta, GA – The battle over the F-22 fighter jet should resume in the U.S Senate this week. The jet is made at Lockheed's plant in Marietta. The Senate will voted on an amendment to the defense spending bill..which would end production of any new jets. WABE's Denis O'Hayer spoke with Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss, who is leading the fight to expand the F-22 program. Chambliss says he expects a close vote across party lines.