Beechcraft’s reaction to losing the U.S. Air Force’s Light Air Support (LAS) contract for a second time reveals as much about the service’s procurement credibility as it does about Beechcraft’s worries for its own financial future after emerging from bankruptcy. 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 Nevada/Embraer team in ...


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