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  • Fake Chinese Parts 'Found In US Planes'

    05/22/2012 8:42:58 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 176 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 22nd May 2012 | Yahoo News
    'More than a million fake electronic parts from China have been found in US military aircraft, posing a risk to national security, an investigation has revealed. A report by the US Senate uncovered 1,800 cases of bogus parts - including some in special operations helicopters and the US Air Force's largest cargo plane. The total number of individual components involved in these cases exceeded one million, the Committee on Armed Services publication said. "This flood of counterfeit parts, overwhelmingly from China, threatens national security, the safety of our troops and American jobs," committee chairman Senator Carl Levin said. "It underscores...