Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III, accompanied by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, left, speaks announcing that Northrop Grumman is being awarded the next-generation long-range strike bomber contract.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III, accompanied by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, left, speaks announcing that Northrop Grumman is being awarded the next-generation long-range strike bomber contract. Andrew Harnik AP
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III, accompanied by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, left, speaks announcing that Northrop Grumman is being awarded the next-generation long-range strike bomber contract. Andrew Harnik AP

Northrop tops Boeing-Lockheed for $80 billion long-range bomber

October 27, 2015 04:57 PM