Congress will need to pass an amendment to a fiscal 2014 defense spending bill for the U.S. Navy to take advantage of a recent agreement to settle litigation of the canceled A-12 Avenger program, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) says. Speaking at a Senate Appropriations Committee’s markup of the fiscal 2014 defense spending bill Aug. 1, Collins said she was not proposing legislative language yet, but wanted members to be aware of the issue. The settlement agreement with Boeing and General ...


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