Rapid Fire: 2010-11-15

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* Qatar hopes to decide on its next jet fighter by 2012. * Night-time worries: Afghan President Karzai wants the US to end special ops night-time raids, reduce military operations in his country. * Frost and Sullivan: Asia-Pacific land defense systems market expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.7% to 2016, when it is expected to reach $9.4 billion. * Up to $116 million to URS to provide design and construction services for communications upgrades and electrical distribution systems at USMC Camp Pendleton. * Northrop Grumman cuts 380 positions at its Newport News, VA shipbuilding facility, about 2% of its workforce there. * Deja-vu: Atlanta-based Integrated Environmental Services gets contract to build facility for the French Ministry of Interior to destroy chemical munitions from World War I.

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