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Tuesday, 22 May 2012 - 13:07
Fake parts used in US military equipment
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A key Senate committee has reported that vast numbers of counterfeit Chinese electronic parts are being used in US military equipment.

A year-long probe found 1,800 cases of fake parts in US military aircraft, the Senate Armed Services Committee found.

More than 70% of an estimated one million suspect parts were traced back to China.

It blamed weaknesses in the US supply chain, and China's failure to curb the counterfeit market.

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