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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KC-X

KC-X is the United States Air Force (USAF) program to procure its next- generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft to replace some of the older Boeing KC -135 Stratotankers. The contest was for a production contract for 179 new tankers with estimated value of US$35 billion. The two contenders to replace the KC-135 aircraft ...

www.defenseindustrydaily.com/usaf-kcx-will-there-be-a-competition-02994

Jan 29, 2007 ... Since aerial transport, fighter strike missions, bomber missions, combat air patrols et. al. all depend on aerial refueling to some degree, a grounding of the KC-135 fleet could be catastrophic for America's military posture. The formal RFP for the first tranche of 179 aircraft is due out on Tuesday, January 30, ...

www.defenseindustrydaily.com/KC-X-GAO-Sustains-Boeing-Protest-04936

Jun 25, 2008 ... The USA's aerial tanker fleet is the backbone of American global air power, but its youngest KC-135 planes were built over 40 years ago. Replacing them is the USAF's #1 priority, and the initial KC-X phase of 175 operational aircraft amounts to a $35.

www.defenseindustrydaily.com/the-usafs-kcx-aerial-tanker-rfp-03009

Dec 27, 2017 ... In January 2007, the big question was whether there would be a competition for the USA's KC-X proposal, covering 175 production aircraft and 4 test platforms. The total cost is now estimated at $52 billion, but America's aerial tanker fleet demands new planes to replace its KC-135s, whose most recent new ...

daytonaero.com/our-experts

Over 40 years experience; Consultant to Government and Industry; Former President, Defense Division, Robbins-Gioia, LLC; Deputy Director, Defense Threat ... Served as System Program Director for four major weapon systems including KC-46 Aerial Refueling Tanker, MQ-1 Predator/MQ-9 Reaper, and Global Hawk, ...

www.law360.com/articles/548940/9th-circ-denies-usae-bid-to-dismiss-securities-suits

Jun 17, 2014 ... The defendants had argued that the inclusion of an entity known as KC-X American Aerospace LLC as a defendant in the suit filed by Cayman Islands- based noteholders CAMOFI Master LDC and CAMHZN Master LDC destroys complete diversity in that case because another alien corporation, Summit ...

www.triumphgroup.com/news

December 6, 2017 – The president of Triumph Group's Aerospace Structures – Red Oak, Allen Vyce, participate in the 2017 American Aerospace & Defense Summit. The event sponsored by Generis, brings together leaders from many aerospace and defense OEMs and Tier 1 supplier companies, providing a platform to: ...

www.defenseone.com/business/2016/05/new-air-force-tanker-delayed-because-it-cant-refuel-planes/128670

May 27, 2016 ... Boeing has eaten $1.3 billion trying to fix their KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling plane. Now new aircraft, USAF decision to buy more, pushed back months.

www.defenseone.com/business/2016/06/heres-how-boeing-aims-fix-its-broken-tanker/128941

Jun 8, 2016 ... Boeing says it has figured out how to fix the refueling boom on its brand-new Air Force KC-46 tanker. Next month, the company plans to test a new piece of hardware meant to remedy a design problem that has prevented the tanker from refueling C-17 cargo planes. “We will be flying the aircraft [with the ...