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Air Force One deal matches FY-19 R&D projection, but no evidence of further PAR changes

February 27, 2018 |
Rachel Karas
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Boeing has reached a $3.9 billion agreement with President Trump for two 747-8 jets that will serve as the next presidential aircraft fleet, capping off a period of tumult for the program after Trump in 2016 tweeted it was too expensive and should be canceled. A Boeing official told Inside Defense Feb. 27 the agreed-upon price includes work to develop and build two jets with unique Air Force One features, including a communications suite, internal and external stairs, large...

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