Politico reports that Boeing may be at a disadvantage to EADS for winning the Air Force tanker contract award.
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The Air Force will move forward to finding a contractor for its refueling tanker, despite a mail mix-up between rival contractors.
Defense News reports that the Air Force sent assessments for a refueling tanker deal to two contractors, but mixed up the info intended for each company.
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The Homeland Security Department extended the contract for its SBINet program until Nov. 17.
The clock is ticking toward the Air Force\'s decision on which of two aerospace firms will build the next generation refueling tanker. Defense analysts said that no matter who is the winner of the tanker fight next month, it\'s time to get the tankers built -- and in the air.
The protest by U.S. Aerospace and its partner, Ukrainian aircraft-maker Antonov has been denied.
The Boeing Company has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force for B-52 Stratofortress weapon system modernization.
Touching on the Japan\'s need to improve preparedness to deal with cyber attacks, Boeing says that the ministry is placing more emphasis on cyber security.
A new generation of defense industry leaders is using social media tools, leaner management structures and even shared sports activities to create a more collaborative and efficient workplace. Reuters reports, facing a downturn in defense spending and the Pentagon\'s aggressive cost-cutting drives, the industry is in a period of intense change. Companies are shifting gears to focus on new technologies like cybersecurity and unmanned planes as they try to become more efficient and in synch with rapidly evolving threats. Many companies have appointed new leaders who are changing the culture of an industry once dominated by strong personalities like Harry Stonecipher at Boeing Co and Tom Jones, the maverick who piloted Northrop Co\'s rise to become one of the hottest defense contractors of the 1980s.
Could the $35 billion contract\'s fate be pushed back again?
Raytheon Beats Boeing for SDB II Contract
The first two bids were expected but a surprise third bidder has joined the contest. Aviation industry analyst Richard Aboulafia explains.