U.S. Defence Expert to Give “Reality Check” on the F-35 Stealth Fighter

Media Advisory
For Immediate Release
4 April 2011

Winslow T. Wheeler is Director of the Straus Military Reform Project of the Center for Defense Information in Washington, D.C. For 31 years Wheeler has worked on national security issues for both the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and members of the United States Senate.

At GAO, he directed comprehensive studies on the 1991 Gulf War air campaign, the U.S. strategic nuclear triad, and Pentagon weapons testing. Each of these studies found prevailing conventional wisdom about weapons to be badly misinformed.

Press conference:

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

9:30 a.m.

Charles Lynch Room, 130-S

Centre Block, Parliament Buildings

Speaker:

Winslow T. Wheeler

Director of the Straus Military Reform Project

Center for Defense Information, Washington, D.C.

Public presentation:

“A Reality Check on the F-35 Stealth Fighters” with Winslow T. Wheeler

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Ottawa Sheraton Penthouse, 150 Albert St.

Free admission

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Steven Staples, Rideau Institute

o. 613 565-9449 c. 613 290-2695 e. sstaples@rideauinstitute.ca

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