Despite Pentagon assertions that it really doesn't want any more C-17 airlifters, the U.S. House of Representatives has inserted $100 million into the emergency supplemental appropriations bill to keep Boeing's endangered Globemaster production line in business. The $91.8-billion House version of the emergency supplemental is designed to pay for the $5-billion-a-month war costs in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the money to keep the C-17 line warm was included in $273.6 million set ...
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