Wedgetail delayed a year as negotiations continue with Boeing

By Shelley K. Mesch / April 16, 2024 at 12:46 PM
At least one of the E-7A Wedgetail prototypes will be a year late due to ongoing price negotiations with prime contractor Boeing, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall disclosed today. “The price that we got from the prime came in much higher than we had anticipated,” Kendall said at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. “We’ve been involved in negotiations trying to get it down. We have come much closer, but we’re not really at closure yet.” Boeing and the Air...

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