HORNET FANS: Rep. Randy Forbes, the Republican chairman of the U.S. House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee, is adding his name to a list of lawmakers — most with ties to Boeing — calling on the Pentagon to maintain the Boeing F-18 production line beyond current Navy plans due to worries about losing industrial capacity. Forbes, whose southeast Virginia district surrounds the largest naval complex in the world in Norfolk, wrote Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Dec. 4 ...


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