The bids have been in for over a month... and no word yet on
which way the contract will fall. Will the US Air Force choose the
Northrop Grumman/EADS KC-30, or Boeing's KC-767 for its KC-X Tanker
New Military and Defense Flight Simulations Are Being Built on
Throughout last fall's I/ITSEC convention (Interservice/Industry
Training, Simulation and Education Conference), one sign in
particular became a familiar one... adorning a number of high-tech
flight simulation displays -- Microsoft ESP.
Proposal Would Fund Last 20 Planes Due Under Current
As more details of the budget plan President Bush presented this
week become known, it's appears the lame-duck administration has
opted to leave several decisions for the next president to make...
including whether the Air Force will receive more F-22 Raptors.
Money Eliminated From FY2009 Defense Budget Proposal
Representatives with General Electric say they "weren't entirely
surprised" to learn funding for the company's proposed F-35
Lightning II powerplant was stricken from President Bush's fiscal
year 2009 budget plan, announced this week. After all, they've been