Rapid Fire 2010-05-03: IMPROVE Act
- US Senate is unlikely to take up the House-passed IMPROVE Act, which would reform the US defense acquisition process.
- USAF C-130Hs dispatched to spray dispensants on the growing Gulf of Mexico oil slick, as it approaches critical shorelines. Too little, too late?
- A US federal grand jury indicts 6 people and 3 companies with conspiring to defraud the US government of $40 million by supplying aircraft countermeasure flares that included banned Chinese magnesium. US DoJ release | Associated Press | Buffalo News.