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2008 In Review: The Year In Military Aviation

The past year in military aviation was seemingly dominated by three letters: KC-X, the troubled and contentious US Air Force program to procure a new aerial tanker. Also making headlines was the ongoing battle over continued funding for the advanced, but costly, F-22 Raptor fighter... continued tensions between the US and a newly-resurgent Russia... and sadly, the December downing of an F/A-18 in a San Diego neighborhood.

January

February

March
  • Boeing proponents in the US House and Senate react strongly to the news Boeing lost the KC-X tanker contract bid to rival EADS

April
May

June

July

August
  • Hoping to build momentum for the proposal ahead of a new presidential administration, President Bush's nominee for Chief of Staff of the US Air Force, General Norton Schwartz, surprises lawmakers with the announcement he had been given approval to plan for more purchases of the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet between 2010 and 2015

September

October
November
  • Two squadron members of the US Navy Blue Angels are removed from duty for having an 'inappropriate relationship'

December

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