Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Defense LOLs - 31 July 2007

This quote is from a Boston Globe puff piece on the Navy's $3 billion-a-pop DDG-1000 Zumwalt class destroyers:

Its challenge will be to orchestrate the medley of technologies produced by more than 700 suppliers in 40 states while avoiding the cost overruns that have plagued past Navy shipbuilding programs. "Cost realism is important," said Edward Geisler, the Raytheon vice president and program manager for the Zumwalt class destroyers.

lol. Now pull the other one. This guy must have taken notes from the Northrup Grumman when they made the B-2 -- better yet, from Boeing and Future Combat Systems.

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