Posts Tagged ‘Lobbying’


The Next Battle in the Tanker War

Airbus, which lost out in a bitterly contested Air Force contract to rival Boeing, is building a $600 million assembly plant in Alabama. Here’s what it means for the military, and for a saga that won’t end.

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Own the Sky: The Air Force’s epic quest to buy an airplane

My new feature in Washingtonian looks at the ten year saga to buy the Air Force’s new mid-air refueling tanker. I’ve been writing about government contracts for years, and this is easily the most fascinating, controversial, and personally ruinous contracting story I’ve ever encountered. Hopefully, by year’s end, the Air Force will put an end […]

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