The U.S. Air Force has issued a stop-work order on the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) to Northrop Grumman in accordance with standard procedures for contracts that undergo a protest. The stop-work order was sent Nov. 6, says Maj. Robert Leese, an Air Force spokesman. The order came the same day Boeing and Lockheed Martin, the losing bidders, filed their protest of the award with the Government Accountability Office. Northrop Grumman declined to say whether it would continue some work on ...

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