EADS and Boeing inch closer to a new tanker competition
Few military competitions will mirror the protracted, bare-knuckle fight between Boeing and EADS over the U.S. Air Force refueling tanker program. Now the two rivals are ready to take the battle on the road as other countries look to recapitalize their fleets. And they may start sparring earlier than expected. EADS's Airbus Military unit was expected to have some free rein in the international market space with its A330-based tanker, already delivered to several customers, as Boeing ...
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