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Fake Chinese Parts Widespread in US Military Equipment: Senate Report

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Senate investigation has found that counterfeit Chinese electronic parts used in U.S. military equipment are compromising the safety of American troops and posing a national security risk. A year-long investigation by the Senate Armed Services Committee found over 1,800 cases of fake electronic components in everything from cargo aircraft to night vision goggles. […]

US Senators Demand China Crack Down on Suppliers of Fake Military Parts

Posted November 7th, 2011 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Two key members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are demanding China crack down on firms that make counterfeit military parts, saying they jeopardize U.S. national security and American lives. Democrat Carl Levin and Republican John McCain say fake electronic military hardware has wound up in U.S. helicopters and cargo jets. A Commerce Department investigation […]