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Feds Gave Nuclear Weapons Contractor ‘Cost Savings’ Bonuses After Going Over Budget

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Consolidating the management of two critical sites where nuclear weapons are assembled would yield huge taxpayer savings, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) promised in 2013—as much as $3.27 billion over a decade. Hundreds of millions of dollars in savings were to be spent on the modernization of the nuclear weapons production complex, and billions of dollars were to revert to the public treasury.
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