Inside the Air Force - December 1, 2017

Air Force drops Raytheon from JSTARS competition, spurring protest

By Rachel Cohen  
November 30, 2017 at 4:35 PM
Raytheon is protesting the Air Force's decision to exclude aircraft with the company's "Archimedes" wide-area surveillance radar from the range of bids the service will consider for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System recapitalization program, company officials said this week. "We'll see how the process plays out here, but we felt very strongly that we put forward an offering that would clearly meet the customer needs," Raytheon Chief Financial Officer Toby O'Brien said at a Nov. 29 Credit...

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