The B-2, stealthier than ever

April 1994
U.S. News & World Report;4/18/94, Vol. 116 Issue 15, p20
Reports that the $2.17 billion purchase of Grumman Corp. isn't the only high-stakes move that Northrop Corp. is making these days. How the defense contractor is quietly lobbying lawmakers to revive the B-2 Stealth bomber, the batlike craft that supposedly was grounded in 1992 after the purchase of only 20 planes; Specific requests made by Northrop; B-2's foes who say it is wasteful to spend shrinking defense dollars on a cold war relic.


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