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WASHINGTON -- Stretched thin by two wars, the U.S. military is spending upward of $1 billion in an international assault to destroy Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's air defenses and save rebels from likely defeat, according to analysts and a rough calculation of the military operation so far.
 
Boeing: US gets the tanker it wanted, nothing more (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:40 PM)
 
Report criticizes defense agency's auditing (Post, March 21, 2011; 10:18 AM)
 
Satellite firms pitch the government on off-the-shelf commercial products (Post, March 20, 2011; 9:35 PM)
 
Audit: Pentagon overpaid oilman by up to $200 million (Post, March 18, 2011; 2:38 PM)
 
Russia to spend $700 bln on new weapons (AP, March 18, 2011; 9:22 AM)
 
Panel urges TSA to implement 'trusted travelers' program (Post, March 17, 2011; 10:04 AM)
 
Daniel R. Bannister former president of DynCorp, dies at 80 (Post, March 16, 2011; 11:29 PM)
 
Tricare target of Pentagon cuts as health care projected to reach $65B (Post, March 16, 2011; 10:31 AM)
 
Tricare target of Pentagon cuts as health care projected to reach $65B (Post, March 15, 2011; 12:58 PM)
 
Northrop Grumman to spin off struggling shipbuilding unit to stockholders (Post, March 15, 2011; 9:32 AM)
 
Air and ground: Gadhafi, rebels each claim control (AP, March 14, 2011; 9:40 PM)
 
Gadhafi's government controls the skies by day; sundown brings rebels out in oil-rich east (Post, March 14, 2011; 4:24 PM)
 
Now 'good enough' wins the defense contract (Post, March 13, 2011; 11:44 PM)
 
Leaked cable shows details of BAE Saudi arms deal (AP, March 13, 2011; 1:15 PM)
 
Pentagon cancer research budget comes under scrutiny (Post, March 12, 2011; 2:44 PM)
 
US approved $40 billion in 2009 private arms sales (AP, March 11, 2011; 5:00 PM)
 
Stem Cells, Rolls-Royce, Nestle, BMI: Intellectual Property (bloomberg.com, March 11, 2011; 12:25 AM)
 
United Technologies tweaks 2011 earnings guidance (AP, March 10, 2011; 4:11 PM)
 
Fighting raises concerns about Libyan scientists (AP, March 9, 2011; 4:53 PM)
 
Airbus parent EADS returns to profit in Q4 (AP, March 9, 2011; 7:58 AM)
 
HK's Cathay adds 27 Boeing, Airbus jets to fleet (AP, March 9, 2011; 6:29 AM)
 
HK's Cathay adds 27 Boeing, Airbus jets to fleet (AP, March 9, 2011; 2:06 AM)
 
Government contracts awarded (Post, March 7, 2011)
 
Boeing consolidating Washington presence with new Crystal City office (Post, March 6, 2011; 10:02 PM)
 
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