Rapid Fire: 2010-02-24

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* USAF is expected to issue final terms for $35 billion aerial tanker competition this week. * DEW Line: who is behind the dual-sourcing lobby for KC-X? * USA to retire its BGM-109A nuclear Tomahawk cruise missiles. * Dutch cabinet collapse freezes F-35 buy [in Dutch]; plane may become an election issue. * Oshkosh to sell $500 million in senior notes to repay debt. * USAF: No, we aren’t buying the airborne laser. * What’s next for BAE’s Mantis close-support UCAV(Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle)? * Jacobs secures $38.7 million contract to support transition of Navy Marine Corps Intranet to the NGEN network.

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