Archive for Thursday, December 3, 2009

State delegation reacts to tanker bid

December 3, 2009


— Sen. Sam Brownback and Rep. Todd Tiahrt said Wednesday the Pentagon shouldn’t revise the bidding process for a contract to build a new Air Force refueling tanker.

The Northrop Grumman Corp. wants the bidding requirements to be changed and is threatening not to bid if they aren’t.

The Northrop group is competing with the Boeing Co. for the $35 billion contract.


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