Bill Would Let Pentagon Use 18 Russian Engines Through 2022

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Since Russia’s invasion of the Crimean peninsula, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) has fought to wean the U.S. of its reliance on the Russian-built RD-180 rocket engine. He limited to nine the number of RD-180s the Pentagon could use, arguing that money for those...

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