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Military / Hardware Auction #838091

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 21, 2006
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(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The Army’s announcement that it is clamping down on spending that is not vital to the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan due to the cost of repairing & replacing equipment noted. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(New York: Armen Keteyian) The Pentagon’s sale of sensitive military hardware, prompting concern that it could fall into terrorist hands, examined; details given about the sale of launcher mounts for shoulder-fired missiles and digital signal converters to GAO undercover investigators; examples cited of bargain items listed on the Internet. [Liquidity Services, Inc. CEO Bill ANGRICK†- states the property is inspected & verified by the Department of Defense to determine if it is appropriate for sale to the public.] [Representative Christopher SHAYS†- says we are selling property that shouldn’t be sold to people we don’t know.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Keteyian, Armen

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