A Defense Technology Blog
See All Posts
  • And Today's Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Moment...
    Posted by Bill Sweetman 12:30 PM on Mar 20, 2010

    Just when you thought that the lunacy of the USAF tanker procurement could not get any worse, the Wall Street Journal reports that the latest offer could be a US-buiilt version of the Ilyushin Il-96.

    The report quotes a Pentagon spokeswoman: "The Department of Defense remains committed to a fair and open competition and welcomes proposals from all qualified offerors."

    The quote is not entirely accurate. Ares can exclusively report the Air Force's initial response:

    blog post photo

    Tags: ar99, tanker, Russia

  • Recommend
  • Report Abuse

Comments on Blog Post