Signs of movement on satellite export controls
Industry is cheering a measure proposed for the House version of the fiscal 2012 defense authorization bill that would authorize the president to remove satellites and related components from the U.S. Munitions List (USML)—a deep desire for 13 years. The amendment, which Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) crafted, comes amid the Obama administration's export licensing reform effort. Rohrabcher withdrew it at the last minute from the bill the House later approved, but look for it to rise again. If ...
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