Boeing Tanker Reprieve

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The Pentagon says it will reopen bidding on the $35 billion Air Force tanker project, breathing new life into Boeing's Everett tanker production. A new winner will be picked by year's end, says the AP, adding:

Representatives Todd Tiahrt, Republican from Kansas, and Norm Dicks, a Democrat from Washington, said the Office of the Secretary of Defense — not the Air Force — will oversee the competition between Boeing and a team led by Northrop Grumman.

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