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BEIJING, April 21, according to Reuters news agency quoted “The Wall Street Journal,” 21 reported that the spy network frequently invaded the Pentagon’s most expensive weapons development programs – cost $ 300 billion Joint Strike Fighter (Joint Strike Fighter, JSF) project.
informed the newspaper quoted current and former government officials as saying that the intruder can steal and copy and electronic systems design and related data, which may make it easier for defense of the kind of fighter.
report added that the spies can not close the most sensitive materials, because these materials are not stored on networked computers.
quoted sources explained that it is said that the intruder is involved in the project by two or three contractors to enter the network vulnerabilities.
Lockheed Martin (Lockheed Martin) was the main contractor, Northrop Grumman (Northrop Grumman Corp) and BAE Systems is also important to contractors. Reported that Lockheed Martin and BAE declined to comment, while Northrop Raman will issue back to Lockheed Martin.
According to the newspaper, Pentagon officials refused to stand on the matter directly, but the Air Force has been investigated. It is unclear the identity of the intruder and the invasion caused the specific loss of the project.