Abercrombie: House Members Approaching Consensus in Favor of Split KC-X Buy

By John Reed / March 11, 2009 at 5:00 AM
After years of false starts and delays, a consensus is forming on Capitol Hill that a split purchase is the only feasible option for the embattled KC-135 tanker replacement competition, the chairman of the House Armed Services air land subcommittee said today. "I've spoken to all the principals involved, at least legislatively speaking in the House and Senate, and it seems that both companies had acted in good faith and put forth a proposal that was in line with what...

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