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OT - Winner of the LRS-B competition will be announced ... - 10/27/2015 11:48:04 AM   
lowchi


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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-10-26/air-force-poised-to-award-bomber-contract-tuesday-officials-say

Who you think will win? LM-Boeing or NG?



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RE: OT - Winner of the LRS-B competition will be announ... - 10/27/2015 2:29:12 PM   
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Does it matter? The way defense contracts are written these days the loser gets to make 50% of the airplanes anyhow.

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RE: OT - Winner of the LRS-B competition will be announ... - 10/27/2015 5:10:25 PM   
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quote:

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III will announce the long range strike bomber contract award at 5:15 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).

Following their remarks, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Dr. William LaPlante, Gen Robin Rand, commander, Air Force Global Strike Command and Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, Jr, military deputy, Air Force Acquisition will answer questions.

Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event: have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building. The press conference will be streamed live at www.defense.gov


For those who are interested: http://www.defense.gov/live1

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RE: OT - Northrop Grumman wins LRS-B contract - 10/27/2015 9:22:30 PM   
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http://www.defense.gov/News/Contracts/Contract-View/Article/626128

http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/2015/10/27/northrop-grumman-wins-usaf-bomber-contract/74661394/

Northrop Grumman wins!

No name/designation for the aircraft yet at this time.

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