Beechcraft’s reaction to losing the U.S. Air Force’s Light Air Support (LAS) contract a second time reveals as much about the company’s post-bankruptcy financial worries as it does about the service’s contracting credibility. With the Air Force’s checkered track record on procurement, the company has nothing to lose by once again turning to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) with another protest and petitioning the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to halt further work by the Sierra ...


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