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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We should know and do know ... well before it gets to
50 percent cost growth. The Nunn-McCurdy 'bell' rings well after
the managers of the enterprise should know about what is happening
and should be acting. It comes along late."
Source: A senior Pentagon official
speaking on condition of anonymity concerning programs that were
recently certified under the Nunn-McCurdy act.