Tensions are building — or perhaps have boiled over — between Boeing and Northrop Grumman on potentially $100 billion worth of work, over five decades, replacing and maintaining the ground-based leg of the U.S. strategic deterrent. With the U.S. Air Force determined not to pay for another refurbishment of the aging Minutemen III fleet, Boeing has withdrawn itself from the bidding process, leaving Northrop Grumman’s team as the sole option.
John is joined by Defense Daily’s nuclear guru, Dan Leone, to break down the conflict between two industrial base powerhouses over the GBSD program.
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