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AF Maj. Gen. Christopher Bogdan Updates Boeing $51B Tanker Progress

Boeing is develop a new refueling tanker for the Air Force under a $51.7 billion program. In February 2011, the Chicago-based aerospace and defense firm won the program over EADS to build tankers that will replace the Air Force’s 49-year-old KC-135 refueling planes. Major Gen. Christopher Bogdan, the Air Force’s …

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EADS Reacts to Tanker Decision

Following the Air Force’s decision to issue the $35 billion KC-X tanker deal to Boeing (NYSE: BA), EADS North America officials expressed disappointment over the outcome. “This is certainly a disappointing turn of events, and we look forward to discussing with the Air Force how it arrived at this conclusion, …

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Boeing Cleared for Takeoff with $35 Billion KC-X Tanker Project

The Department of Defense named Boeing (NYSE: BA) the winner of the $35 billion KC-X Tanker contract issued by the Air Force. The firm plans to use the KC-767 aircraft for the project. The first contract awarded carries a value of $3.5 billion calls for the delivery of 18 aircraft …

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