Boeing and Saab have signed an agreement to jointly develop and build an all-new aircraft for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer competition. Boeing will be the prime contractor, but both companies will invest in the new aircraft, which appears certain to be the only all-new candidate. Discussions between the two companies were reported in September but have been under way for “much longer,” a Saab source says. Saab’s demonstrated capability in designing aircraft for flexible, ...
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