Lockheed Looks To Hold Nuke Lab Contract Despite Boeing Exit

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. said Friday that it intends to win a follow-on contract to manage the Sandia nuclear laboratory in New Mexico — work that netted the contractor $27 million last year — after The Boeing Co. announced that it would drop out of an upcoming contract competition.

Lockheed subsidiary Sandia Corp. has managed the nuclear weapons research lab, with an annual budget of about $2.5 billion, since 1993. Lockheed has touted its experience and the stabilizing effect of keeping key leaders and scientists working on...
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