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    Northrop Grumman Wins $80 Billion Military Contract

    It’s going to be a fight every step of the way. The company behind the B-2 bomber beat out a team composed of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, two of the biggest weapons contractors for the Pentagon, for a project that some say could cost $1 trillion over the next 30 years and set the U.S.’s course for the next generation of warplanes. Now Congress will have to battle it out, lobbyists on every side, for the jobs and funding that accompany such contracts — which some hope will shore up U.S. defenses against potential rivals China and Russia.

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