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After receiving more than $50 million in government contracts, a Tucson company that once promised to revolutionize warfare with a weapon that shoots lightning bolts is seeing its hopes for further federal funds vaporized. Read more»

Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from the sea flattened Libyan defenses. The $1.41 million missile has become a staple of the Pentagon's war arsenal.

In the opening days of the assault on Libya, the United States and the United Kingdom launched a barrage of at least 161 Tucson-made Tomahawk cruise missiles to flatten Moammar Gadhafi’s air defenses. The show of military might cost nearly a quarter of a billion dollars. Read more» 1