EADS Won't Appeal Tanker DecisionThe 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.
Pratt Engines Will Power New TankerBoeing, with engines by Connecticut-based Pratt and Whitney is the winner of the Pentagon contract for a new air refueling military tanker.
Announcement Soon On Military Refueling TankerThe 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.