"Last Remnants" Of Terror Group Removed From Area, Officer
Three buildings that had served as an al Qaeda detention and
torture facility were destroyed yesterday by a US military bomber.
A B-1B Lancer used six 500-pound, global positioning system-guided
bombs to level the compound located in Zambraniyah, a village south
of Baghdad, according to officials.
The first EC635 destined for the Swiss Air Force was handed over
to the Swiss federal procurement, technology and real estate centre
armasuisse at the Eurocopter factory in Donauwörth March 7 --
two weeks prior to the contractually agreed deadline.
Says KC-X RFP Differs From Criteria Cited In Going With
It's official. Citing irregularities with the process of the
competition and the evaluation of the competitors' bids, on Tuesday
Boeing filed a formal protest with the Government Accountability
Office (GAO), asking the agency to review the decision by the US
Air Force to award a contract to a team of Northrop Grumman and
European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) to replace the
aging fleet of KC-135 aerial refueling tankers.
Says "KC-45A Misinformation" Continues To Dominate
Ahead of Boeing's announcement it will file a protest with the
Government Accountability Office, asking for a review of the US Air Force's
awarding of a lucrative tanker contract to Northrop Grumman and
EADS, on Monday Northrop said "numerous erroneous
comments continue to be repeated in the media and in Congress"
about the selection of its KC-45A.
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
announced Monday the remains of a US Army Air Forces airman,
missing since 1942, have been identified and will soon be returned
to his family for burial.
As Boeing considered filing a formal protest over the US Air
Force's KC-X tanker selection, last week the Northrop Grumman
KC-45A tanker team -- which includes Airbus as a key subcontractor
-- hosted a series of events in Mobile, AL to mark the KC-45A's
selection by the USAF to replace its aerial refueling aircraft