Senate Committee Pushes For Export-Ready F-22

Law360, New York (September 11, 2009, 4:45 PM EDT) -- A key committee of the U.S. Senate has asked the Department of Defense to begin research on an export model of the F-22A tactical fighter jet, a move that could balance out sales after the committee eliminated funds for U.S. purchases of the most technologically advanced U.S. jet.

The Senate Appropriations Committee included language that would allow the Defense Department to “conduct or participate in studies, research, design and other activities to define and develop” a version of the F-22A that would be acceptable for exporting...
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