Lawmaker spotlights Super Hornet IP dispute

By Nick Wilson / March 23, 2023 at 6:54 PM
The Navy and Boeing are tangled in a legal dispute over intellectual property related to 20 F/A-18 Super Hornets in a yet-to-be-awarded contract on a production line that is set to be shut down, according to Rep. Mike Garcia (R-CA), who sits on the House Appropriations defense subcommittee. Garcia flagged the issue during the subcommittee’s Thursday defense budget hearing, saying that “government overreach” could threaten the delivery of 20 Super Hornets that Congress added to the Navy’s budget in fiscal...

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