“Cost Cutting Breeds Counterfeits in U.S. Weapons” – Global Times

The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) recently released a report on counterfeit electronic parts found in the U.S. military system. The report held China primarily responsible for this problem, but also mentioned problems within the U.S. defense industry. But is China really to blame for the issue? What problems does the U.S. defense industry have? In an interview with the Global Times (GT), Peter W. Singer (Singer) and Song Xiaojun (Song), a Beijing-based military expert and media commentator, discuss these issues. ….. more

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