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Beechcraft Corp. to Protest Again on the US Air Force Decision to Award LAS Contract to Embraer

by: Tamir Eshel
March 8, 2013

Category: Brazil, Embraer, Florida, GAO, Hawker Beechcraft, Kansas, Syndicated Industry News, United States | RSS 2.0

AT-6-Aerial300Beechcraft Corporation today announced that it will formally protest to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) recent award of the Light Air Support contract to its Brazilian competitor, Embraer. “We simply don’t understand how the Air Force can justify spending over 40 percent more – over $125 million more – for what we consider to be less capable aircraft,” Bill Boisture, CEO, Beechcraft said.

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