Now all we need is a country to use them against….
I’m sure something will show up. We need jobs in this country to keep people from pulling an Egypt and murdering the gang in power. Not that I don’t think that idea doesn’t have merit just that I want to stay out of jail and stay online.
Threatening these guys is not a healthy thing!
The deal, the Air Force‘s third effort to award the contract, caps nine years of wrangling over a replacement for the service’s aging fleet of KC-135 tankers. The Eisenhower-era flying gas stations have served as the backbone of the U.S. capability for “force projection” — the ability to strike anywhere in the world.
Government auditors overturned a February 2008 award to the rival bidder — the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Co. (EADS), the parent company of Airbus — after ruling that Boeing had been treated unfairly in the selection process.
Representatives of EADS “told me they were going to protest if they lost, but we’ll have to wait and see what happens,” said Barry Watts, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment, a nonpartisan defense think tank in Washington, D.C…….