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These US Weapons Suspected of Counterfeit Parts
Yahoo ^ | May 23 2012 | Jeremy Hsu

Posted on 06/04/2012 2:16:48 PM PDT by moonshot925

Even the best weapons may fizzle on the battlefield if they contain counterfeit parts. A final report issued by the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee lists a wide range of military technologies that are suspected of having counterfeit electronic parts.

The report found possible counterfeit problems in U.S. military hardware such as Army thermal weapon sights, Navy patrol aircraft, Air Force bombers and even mission computers for U.S. missile defense systems. But the committee hopes that its amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2012 — signed into law last Dec. 31 — can give U.S. defense companies the necessary incentive to screen out counterfeit electronic parts.

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TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chinese; counterfeit; parts; weapons
The NDAA for Fiscal Year 2013 has a requirement that all contractors must established a counterfeit avoidance/detection system approved by the DOD. I hope they get all the Chinese crap out of the supply chain.
1 posted on 06/04/2012 2:16:57 PM PDT by moonshot925
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To: moonshot925
These US Weapons Suspected of Counterfeit Parts

I wonder if this was done with the complicity of the democrats?

2 posted on 06/04/2012 2:45:56 PM PDT by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: Mark17; 1rudeboy

Bush and his USTR office head Robert Zoellick did it, along with all the free traitors who corrupted our government through ‘free trade’ agreements.


3 posted on 06/04/2012 3:13:21 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: Mark17; hedgetrimmer
Yeah, well ... you don't actually think Clinton merely traded secrets for cash, DO you?

Contracts were also promised.(no proof, but I believe it so)

4 posted on 06/04/2012 4:26:28 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Mark17
"These US Weapons Suspected of Counterfeit Parts"

I wonder if this was done with the complicity of the democrats?

Maybe. They were pretty good at building a President made of counterfeit parts.

5 posted on 06/06/2012 9:34:37 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Mark17
( I couldn't resist)


6 posted on 06/06/2012 9:37:35 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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