The Senate on Dec. 4 passed the fiscal 2013 defense authorization bill with vote of 98-0, including a last-minute amendment directing the Pentagon to provide Congress with a classified report on how it could enforce a no-fly zone over Syria. Such a study could look at a number of options, including the use of Raytheon’s Patriot anti-missile batteries in Turkey and Jordan to keep Syrian aircraft from killing Syrian civilians, says Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.). Another option would be ...


You must be a paid subscriber to access "Senate Passes Defense Policy Bill".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.