Impact of Fake Aircraft Parts on U.S. weapons

in Counterfeit Goods

According to a statement by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, counterfeit aircraft parts are causing a 5 to 15 percent decrease in the reliability of the United States military weapons systems.

Source: “SCHUMER: COUNTERFEITING OF MILITARY TECHNOLOGY IS PUTTING TROOPS LIVES AT RISK AND COULD THREATEN SYRACUSE COMPANIES LIKE LOCKHEED, SRC, SENSIS, & C SPEED – SCHUMER PUSHES LEGISLATION TO CRACKDOWN ON MAKERS OF FAKE MILITARY PARTS,” U.S. Sentate, July 25, 2011.

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