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Boeing awarded contract for 179 KC-X tankers for USAF (2): details
Washington, USA - NewGen Tanker wins against the rival KC-45 of EADS
Boeing has been awarded the 35 million dollar contract to replace 179 of the 400 KC-135 tanker aircraft currently aging in service with the USAF, United States Air Force. The announcement of the bid's result, a nip and tuck between the American manufacturer and the European consortium EADS, was unveiled in the night between 24 and 25 February, in line with the predictions made last month by the...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency