SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

April 04, 2007 05:38 ET

US Air Force's $40 Billion KC-X Aerial Tanker Replacement Program Award Expected by August 2007

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 4, 2007 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas). The clock is slowly winding down on the United States Air Force's decision to award a $40 billion contract to supply 179 aerial tankers to the nation's air defense forces in what has been dubbed the KC-X aerial tanker replacement program. Only two groups are in the running for this enormous contract: The Boeing Company and Northrop Grumman.

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