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Boeing Gets $14B Air Force Contract to Update B-1, B-52 Weapons Systems

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential 10-year, $14.31B contract to modernize weapons systems used on the U.S. Air Force’s B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bomber platforms. The company will also modify, engineer, test and sustain the aircraft weapons in an effort to increase system lethality, responsiveness, supportability and survivability, the Department of …

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US Bombers Flyover Contested South China Sea

Two U.S B-1 Lancer bombers from Guam flew over the contested South China Sea Thursday, the U.S. Air Force confirmed Friday. The U.S. flyover asserts its “freedom of navigation” rights and challenges China’s claims to almost the whole waterway, Reuters reported. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the country …

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