Airbus, Boeing Revive Intense Rivalry For Bridge Tanker
September 08, 2021
On Feb. 24, 2011, the U.S. Air Force selected Boeing over Airbus for the KC-X tanker contract. The $20.6 billion award closed a bitterly protracted competition but finally established two certain facts: Boeing would deliver the first batch of 179 tankers over the next 18 years, and both sides would...
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