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Counterfeit electronic parts are on the rise. The US military is particularly alarmed. The Senate Armed Services Committee met in November to discuss the risk counterfeit parts are posing to the reliability of US military defense systems.  After the hearing, Senators Carl Levin and John McCain introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to address this problem. The Senate passed it 97-3. It is expected to pass the House as well and become law shortly.   Why al ...