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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2015, 02:15:16 pm »
OK so what's behind the curtain in that room! ;D

Just noticed a number of guys sitting well back in the shadows!

The SECAF nude...

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2015, 02:15:24 pm »
Sweetman just said something about "alien technology"  LOL (clearly joking to the staff)

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2015, 02:17:12 pm »
Northrop Bags it !
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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2015, 02:17:55 pm »
Well done Northrop

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2015, 02:18:28 pm »
Who said that?

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #20 on: October 27, 2015, 02:18:44 pm »
Reuters ...
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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #21 on: October 27, 2015, 02:19:47 pm »
Told you these guys have both stories done already ;)

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

Quick Control/Command F's I guess ;)
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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #22 on: October 27, 2015, 02:20:04 pm »

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #23 on: October 27, 2015, 02:20:26 pm »

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #24 on: October 27, 2015, 02:21:13 pm »
DefNews too:
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Northrop Grumman won the contract to build the US Air Force’s next-gen Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B), an industry-shaping deal that breathes new life into the world's sixth-largest defense company

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #26 on: October 27, 2015, 02:24:14 pm »
I guess now the question is who NG will choose as a partner, BA or LMA

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #27 on: October 27, 2015, 02:24:40 pm »
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Northrop Grumman, Falls Church, Virginia, has been awarded a contract for the Long Range Strike Bomber.  For more information, please refer to: http://www.defense.gov/News/Press-Advisories/Press-Advisory-View/Article/626036/air-force-to-announce-long-range-strike-bomber-contract-award

http://www.defense.gov/News/Contracts/Contract-View/Article/626128
Well damn, I was trying to throw the scent off the trail. That was quick for them to post that, I thought they would've at least waited until after the feed went off air.

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #28 on: October 27, 2015, 02:27:08 pm »
OMG, they expect the price tag to go past a billion per plane!!

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The target price is $550 million per plane in 2010 dollars

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Re: Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber
« Reply #29 on: October 27, 2015, 02:29:19 pm »
Confirmation that the bomber will have world-reaching strike capabilities (though it's not been confirmed if that's with any refueling.