First it was mid-August, then late August and now it’s supposed to be this week. Pardon our skepticism if the US Department of Defense slips yet again on issuing the Final RFP for KC-X program.
We’ll update this column this week as necessary as we all wait for the tanker RFP.
Update, Tuesday, Sept. 9:
Update, 1:00 PM PDT: Defense News: Tanker statement may come Wednesday.
From earlier today:
Reuters: DOD brass to meet, make statement.
Flight International: Citing engine test problems, the A400M program looks for yet another delay.
Update, Sunday, Sept. 7:
Defense News: Italian KC-767 delivery slips to 2009, four years late.