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Military s F-22 safety questions remain despite Panetta's order

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta ordered the Air Force to take steps to address safety concerns surrounding the F-22 stealth fighter jet. But critics say his directive doesn't go far enough.

Steve Helber/AP/File

One military watchdog says Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's order aimed at preventing F-22 stealth fighter jets from crash-landing does not go far enough in preventing potential pilot injury or death. 

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