It's harder to hit a moving target. Should Boeing be successful
in lobbying the Pentagon for more time to develop a larger aerial
refueling tanker for the US Air Force KC-X competition -- to offer
an alternative to the tanker put forth by a consortium of Northrop
Grumman and EADS -- then those parties could also use that time to
develop an alternative of their own, Northrop said this week.
Apache helicopter pilots say the view from the sky indicates the
tide in Iraq may be turning. Soldiers of 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored
Cavalry Regiment, made the move from Camp Taji to Camp Stryker at
the Baghdad International Airport about a month ago.