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(Credit:  Boeing/AP Photo)

EADS Won’t Appeal Tanker Decision

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. says it won’t appeal a contract for airborne refueling tankers awarded to Boeing. It’s seen as a win for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney, which makes engines for the Boeing plane.


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Pratt Engines Will Power New Tanker

Boeing, with engines by Connecticut-based Pratt and Whitney is the winner of the Pentagon contract for a new air refueling military tanker.


KC 135 Tanker (Credit:  Ethan Miller/Getty Images News)

Announcement Soon On Military Refueling Tanker

The Pentagon is expected to announce its decision on a new airborne refueling tanker for the military — either the Boeing version, with engines from East Hartford-based Pratt and Whitney, or the version from European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, It will replace the KC 135 shown here.