The Air Force is down to a single bidder for one of the largest contracts in Pentagon history. Northrop Grumman pulled out of the competition to build new aerial refueling tankers on Monday — saying the selection criteria were stacked against it. With Northrop's departure, Boeing is the sole bidder on the contract worth about $35 billion.
Northrop Drops Out Of Tanker Competition
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