KCUR newscast afternoon7908
By Dan Verbeck, KCUR News
Kansas City, MO. – Boeing is still in the bidding for the Defense Department's contract to replace its' air tanker fleet, and that bodes well for Kansas' economic reliance on the aircraft industry. The Air Force will reopen bidding for the $35 billion pact, originally won by the European parent of Airbus and Northrup Grumman. Boeing protested that the process was flawed.