US President Donald Trump, left, speaks to Marillyn Hewson, president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin Corp., right, and chief test pilot Alan Norman next to a Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet last month. The Senate bill passed on Wednesday authorises spending $7.6 billion for 77 F-35s.

Senate passes massive US defence bill with less-strict China provisions

US President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill, which puts controls on contracts with ZTE and Huawei - albeit weaker restrictions than were previously proposed

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US President Donald Trump, left, speaks to Marillyn Hewson, president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin Corp., right, and chief test pilot Alan Norman next to a Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet last month. The Senate bill passed on Wednesday authorises spending $7.6 billion for 77 F-35s.
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