U.S. Aerospace and Antonov to bid for U.S. tanker

the Antonov ‘New Generation’ AN-70 - Cargo Aircraft. Photo courtesy of Antonov ASTC

Are you ready for the next round in the KC-X Tanker smackdown? Reuters reported on Friday that Antonov, the state-owned Ukrainian plane builder is joining forces with U.S. Aerospace Inc, a small cash-strapped U.S. company, to enter the hotly contested competition to build a new generation of refueling tankers for the U.S. military. Bids are due by next Friday. Boeing and EADS have been ready for months to submit bids. The Antonov/U.S. Aerospace partnership is asking the Pentagon for Read more »

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