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  • EADS: Boeing’s “dumbed-down” KC-767 increases KC-Y prospects


    EADS North America's top executive says recent disclosures by Boeing show the KC-767 was "dumbed-down" to win the US Air Force KC-X contract, potentially...


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  • USAF evaluated rivals' bids on price


    The US Air Force's evaluation in this round of competition elevated a single criterion - price - over all other...


  • EADS mulling over KC-X protest


    EADS's leadership has still not decided whether to accept the air force's selection or file a protest with the US...


  • Boeing's KC-X win could spark Euro backlash


    Minutes on from awarding a contract after nearly 10 years, several scandals and a simmering transatlantic trade feud,...


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  • Boeing stays mum on key KC-46A design features

    News | 09 Jun 2011 13:27 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing has revealed its KC-46A tanker is heavier and slightly longer than any previous version of the 767-200 airframe on which it is based, but still refuses to provide essential details about the airframe configuration and refuelling system more than three months after winning the KC-X contract.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-stays-mum-on-key-KC-46A-design-features-357743/
  • Boeing confirms commercial identity of KC-46A tanker

    News | 07 Jun 2011 18:20 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing has confirmed new details about the new 767-2C commercial freighter that has been revealed as the core of the KC-46A, but key aspects of the aircraft's configuration remain undisclosed more than three months after the award of the US Air Force's KC-X tanker contract.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-confirms-commercial-identity-of-KC-46A-tanker-357700/
  • EADS: Boeing’s “dumbed-down” KC-767 increases KC-Y prospects

    News | 20 Apr 2011 05:14 | Stephen Trimble

    EADS North America's top executive says recent disclosures by Boeing show the KC-767 was "dumbed-down" to win the US Air Force KC-X contract, potentially...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EADS-Boeings-dumbed-down-KC-767-increases-KC-Y-prospects-355766/
  • KC-X contest boosted EADS reputation in the USA: Gallois

    News | 13 Mar 2011 10:25 | Dominic Perry

    EADS has no regrets about competing for the US Air Force's KC-X tanker contract, despite losing out to rival Boeing, believing the whole episode has boosted...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KC-X-contest-boosted-EADS-reputation-in-the-USA-Gallois-354272/
  • EADS concedes KC-X contract award to Boeing

    News | 04 Mar 2011 18:05 | Stephen Trimble

    EADS North America has decided not to challenge Boeing's claim to the KC-X contract, clearing the way for the US Air Force to launch the $3.5 billion development...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EADS-concedes-KC-X-contract-award-to-Boeing-353951/
  • USAF evaluated rivals' bids on price

    News | 03 Mar 2011 18:00 | Stephen Trimble

    The US Air Force's evaluation in this round of competition elevated a single criterion - price - over all other factors. Even judging the competitors by their past performance, a standard and sometimes controversial metric, was reduced in significancehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-evaluated-rivals-bids-on-price-353883/