Washington (CNN) - The risk of counterfeit electronics being used in military equipment has prompted a congressional investigation, the top senators on the Senate Armed Services Committee announced Wednesday.
"The presence of counterfeit electronic parts in the Defense Department's supply chain is a growing problem that government and industry share a common interest in solving," committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Michigan, and Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, the ranking member, said in a statement.
Good, Cheap, Fast. Pick two?
Can't they buy American?
The ever efficient Senate closing the barn door after the horse escaped.
Damn private contractors. They will use any means to defraud the taxpayer and outsource even our defense just so they can keep the money.
But that's what these private contractors do. Remember the $2 billion the KBR company (then a Halliburton subsidiary) defrauded taxpayers with its so-called Iraq reconstruction project?
Is that Made in China Shoes with GPS tracking system tampered in its soles, to assist the TERRORISTS by tracking our Armies locations??!!