New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Europe) Apr 11, 2010
Airbus, EADS Five senators have written Defense Secretary Robert Gates to protest a 60-day extension allowing EADS to make a bid for the KC-X tanker contract. The extension would put "American service members and workers on hold to accommodate the business needs of an illegally subsidized company," wrote the bipartisan group of senators from Washington, Missouri, Kansas and Michigan Apr 8, 2010
Airbus, EADS, L-3 Communications Airbus parent EADS expected to take L-3 as partner if it proceeds with tanker bid. European aircraft maker EADS is likely to partner with L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. as its key supplier should the company move ahead in making a bid against Boeing for a $50 billion contract to build an aerial refueling tanker for the U.S. Analysts say there are many at EADS who support a plan to proceed with the bid, and L-3 would be the likely subcontractor. Apr 7, 2010
Bulgaria Bulgarian defence minister Anyu Angelov is to cut several procurement programmes in an effort to save funds. Apr 9, 2010
Dassault Aviation Brazil is leaning toward France's Rafale jet as its next-generation fighter due to its consistency in transferring defense technology, according to...