After auditors found evidence of favoritism in a 2001 competition, the U.S. Air Force is reversing its strategy and recompeting the second phase of the Small-Diameter Bomb (SDB) program. The move opens the field to contractors, as the Pentagon searches for ways to improve its ability to destroy moving targets. Lockheed Martin, which lost the contract in 2003 to Boeing, says it is "evaluating" whether there is a "proper business case" to place a bid. A company official said Lockheed ...

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