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Congress Continues To Try And Micromange KC-X Process

by: Matthew Potter
May 22, 2010

Category: Boeing, Congress, EADS, KC-X, KC-X Tanker News, Syndicated Industry News, Washington | RSS 2.0

In the latest move by Congress to try and get the U.S. Air Force and DoD to consider the WTO rulings on EADS (EADS:P) subsidies, legislation has been introduced that will require at least a report by the Pentagon on their affect on the competition.

Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) (No shock there?) is trying to amend the 2011 Defense Authorization Act to require the Air Force to detail the advantage the subsidies gives EADS prior to issuing the contract. Since the DoD cannot consider the ruling in awarding the contract this at least gets a record out of the effect (if any) on the contest.

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