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Lockheed, Raytheon Win Pair of $900M LRSO Missile Tech Maturation Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a pair of contracts worth approximately $900 million each to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to conduct technology maturation and risk reduction work for the Long Range Standoff nuclear cruise missile. The companies will perform work at their respective facilities in Florida and …

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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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Deborah Lee James: Air Force Plans Long-Range Bomber RFP For Later This Year

The U.S. Air Force is requesting $11.8 billion in funding to build a new long-range bomber, Bloomberg News reported Thursday. Tony Capaccio writes the branch intends to acquire up to 100 Long-Range Strike Bomber units for $55 billion total over five years. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said earlier this month at a Bloomberg Government …

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