TITLE

News

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Military Technology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers world news briefs related to defence. U.S. Air Force released its RfP for the KC-X tanker replacement programme. The Customer Nations and EADS NV have come to a principle agreement on the A400M military transport aircraft aiming to amend original contract. U.S. Department of Defence (DoD) documenting surfaced in the start of March 2010 confirms that the Pentagon were much more pessimistic regarding the time and expense to fix the F-35 LIGHTNING II JSF development programme.
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49179204

 

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