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L3 to Continue USAF B-2 Aircrew Training Support Under $120M Contract; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has secured a potential $120M contract to help the U.S. Air Force train aircrews of the B-2 Spirit bomber fleet. The company said Tuesday it will continue to support the B-2 Aircrew Training System for the military service to hone the skills of B-2 pilots and maintenance and weapons-loading personnel. Christopher …

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Northrop Grumman Taps Orbital ATK for B-2 Composite Parts Under $90M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will produce composite parts for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-2 Spirit aircraft under a potential $90 million contract from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The contract covers non-recurring engineering work and the production of 17 hot trailing edge …

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Deborah Lee James: Air Force Seeks ‘Mature Tech’ for Strike Bomber

The U.S. Air Force has begun scouting for a contractor to develop the service’s new bomber under a program cost cap of $550 million per plane, Military Times reported Thursday. Brian Everstine writes a potential manufacturer will start to build the long-range strike bomber in the spring and the Air …

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Eric Single: Air Force B-2 Bomber to Get Weapon, Comm Tech Upgrades

The Air Force has launched a B-2 Spirit technology overhaul project with the goal of extending the operational lifespan of its stealth bombers through 2058, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Kris Osborn writes that Eric Single, Air Force chief of the Global Strike division, said the service’s B-2 fleet will be …

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Air Force Awards $10B to Northrop for B-2 Sustainment, Updates

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a potential 10-year, $9.9 billion contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for modernization and sustainment work on the B-2 Spirit bomber. Northrop will perform the work under delivery orders over five base years and up to five additional years if the Air Force exercises …

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