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B-2 INDUSTRY TEAM WINS COVETED COLLIER TROPHY

 B-2 INDUSTRY TEAM WINS COVETED COLLIER TROPHY
 SEATTLE, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was released today


by the Boeing Defense & Space Group:
 Northrop Corp., the B-2 industry team which includes Boeing, (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Air Force has won the 1991 Collier Trophy "for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America demonstrated in actual use in 1991."
 The Collier Trophy, awarded annually by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA), is widely considered to be the most prestigious aviation award in the United States.
 Boeing Defense & Space Group is a primary subcontractor to Northrop on the B-2, building the airplane's aft-center and outboard sections using the latest in advanced composites technology. Boeing also supplies the bomber's fuel systems, weapons delivery system and landing gear.
 The NAA cited Northrop, the B-2 industrial team and the Air Force for "the design, development, production and flight test of the B-2 aircraft, which has contributed significantly to America's enduring leadership in aerospace and to the country's future national security."
 "This recognition of the B-2 is a tribute to the landmark accomplishment of each of the more than 40,000 men and women who have worked on and are working today on this remarkable program in the Air Force and at thousands of large and small companies across the country," said Kent Kresa, Northrop chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer.
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 /CONTACT: Tom Koehler of Boeing Defense & Space Group, 206-655-1198/
 (BA) CO: The Boeing Co.; Northrop Corp.: U.S. Air Force ST: Washington IN: ARO SU:


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