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EADS Intends to Submit Proposal for US Air Force Tanker

EADS Intends to Submit Proposal for US Air Force Tanker

ARLINGTON, Virginia: EADS North America announced today that it intends to submit a proposal on July 9, 2010 for the U.S. Air Force’s tanker modernization program and will offer the KC-45 – the most capable, American-built solution that is flown, […]


EADS ‘moving ahead’ in tanker bid: exec

EADS ‘moving ahead’ in tanker bid: exec

Fort Worth, Texas: European aerospace giant EADS is seeking partners to help develop a fresh bid to supply tanker planes to the US military in a hotly contested contract worth 35 billion dollars, a senior executive told AFP Thursday. “We’re […]


EADS ‘working hard’ to understand US tanker requirements

EADS ‘working hard’ to understand US tanker requirements

Washington: European aerospace giant EADS is “working hard” to understand what is needed to bid as the prime contractor for a US military contract for aerial refueling tankers, a spokesman told AFP Wednesday. The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, […]


US extends tanker deadline to allow EADS bid: Pentagon

US extends tanker deadline to allow EADS bid: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon announced Wednesday it will extend the deadline for bidding on a contract for a new US aerial refueling tanker, allowing more time for European aerospace giant EADS to bid on the lucrative deal. “If we receive formal […]


Pentagon May Extend Tanker Bid Deadline

Pentagon May Extend Tanker Bid Deadline

WASHINGTON: The Defense Department today informed companies interested in bidding on the KC-X aerial refueling tanker contract that if the European Aeronautics Defense and Space Co. formally expresses an intention to compete, the bidding deadline would be extended 60 days, […]


High-stakes final phase for Brazil jet fighter tender

High-stakes final phase for Brazil jet fighter tender

Brasilia: A multi-billion-dollar deal to supply Brazil with sophisticated fighter jets was in its high-stakes final phase Wednesday, with President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva under intense pressure ahead of his decision. Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Defense Minister […]


US still weighing extension of tanker deadline: Pentagon

US still weighing extension of tanker deadline: Pentagon

The Pentagon said Tuesday it has yet to decide whether to grant a request from European aerospace giant EADS to extend a deadline to bid on a contract for a new aerial refueling tanker. “We are right now engaged in […]


Russian firm denies rumors of US aerial tanker bid

Russian firm denies rumors of US aerial tanker bid

Moscow: Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said on Monday it does not plan to enter a lucrative contract to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of aerial tankers. John Kirkland, a U.S. lawyer, told various news media last week that […]


US tanker bid war heats up with Airbus, Russia in wings

US tanker bid war heats up with Airbus, Russia in wings

Washington: The US Air Force tanker bidding contest against Boeing heated up Friday, with Airbus parent EADS mulling a proposal and Russia’s state firm UAC gearing up for one next week. EADS opened the door to a bid against US […]


 
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