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Bloomberg: CRS Finds Northrop Bomber Bid ‘Substantially Below’ Air Force-DoD Cost Estimates

Congress could review the U.S. Air Force‘s and the Defense Department‘s independent cost estimates for the Long Range Strike Bomber program after the legislative branch’s research arm found Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) winning bid to be “substantially below” those projections,  Bloomberg reported Thursday. According to the story by Anthony Capaccio, Bloomberg obtained an 18-page assessment …

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What the surge in Afghanistan means for Contractors

According to a study by the Congressional Research Service, the surge of 30, 000 troops in Afghanistan recently announced by President Obama will mean a likely surge in the number of contractors as well. The contractor surge is expected to include between 20, 000 to 56, 000 more contractors on …

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