Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will announce the
selection of two aerospace companies to build and fly
demonstration aircraft for the Joint Strike Fighter at 4:30 p.m.
(EST), Monday, Nov.18, 1996. The news briefing will be conducted
in the DoD briefing studio, room 2E781, the Pentagon.
Also participating in the briefing is Under Secretary of
Defense for Acquisition and Technology Paul G. Kaminski,
Secretary of the Air Force Sheila Widnall, Secretary of the Navy
John Dalton, and Sir John Kerr, British ambassador to the United
For more information, news media may contact Lt. Col. Joan
Ferguson, Directorate for Defense Information, at (703) 695-0192.