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Northrop, Boeing-Lockheed Bid on Potential $55B USAF Long-Range Bomber Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team are bidding on a potential $55 billion U.S. Air Force contract to build next-generation long-range strike bomber aircraft, The Motley Fool reported Sunday. Katie Spence writes that these companies are the main contenders to build …

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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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Dale Bennett: Sikorsky-Lockheed Team to Build AF Helicopter Replacement

A team of Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team has won a potential $7.9 billion U.S. Air Force contract to build the branch’s next Combat Rescue Helicopter, Defense News reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes the team will build 112 Sikorsky Black Hawks equipped with Lockheed mission systems as replacement for the HH-60G Pave Hawks under the …

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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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Deborah Lee James Confirmed as Air Force Secretary

The Senate voted Friday to confirm Deborah Lee James, president of Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAI) technical and engineering sector, as the next secretary of the U.S. Air Force. She will be sworn into the position later this month pending a formal appointment by President Barack Obama, the Air …

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SAIC President Deborah Lee James Nominated as AF Secretary

Deborah Lee James, president of Science Applications International Corp.‘s (NYSE: SAI) technology and engineering sector, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as Air Force secretary, Defense News reported Thursday. Jeff Schogol writes James, if confirmed, would become the second female civilian head in the branch’s history. Obama …

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