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EADS close to conceding Air Force tanker contract

Reuter reports EADS is close to conceding its loss of the $35 billion Air Force KC-X tanker award to Boeing.

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 04:21pm EST

Cyber 'militias' appearing in cyberspace

Militias have always played a big part in wars. But now cyber militias are popping up all over cyberspace.

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 02:36pm EST

Analysis: Will EADS protest Air Force tanker contract award?

Defense contractor EADS is thinking about its options, following the Air Force's choice to give Boeing that $35 billion tanker contract.

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 04:04pm EST
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Analysis: Air Force KC-X tanker contract journey

Richard Aboulafia from the Teal Group offers a recap and a look ahead of the tanker saga.

Friday - 02/25/2011, 04:45pm EST
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Listen LIVE 5 p.m. for Air Force tanker announcement

Two companies vying for the tanker contract are Chicago-based Boeing Co. and European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company.

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 03:44pm EST

Air Force tanker decision expected Thursday

The Air Force is expected to announce the winner of the KC-X refueling tanker contract Thursday. This will give Defense an extra weekday to respond to the questions that are sure to follow.

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 01:11pm EST

Air Force hiring secret imaginary cyberfriends

The Air Force wants to create a whole unit of non-existent identities on social media sites.

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 08:30am EST

Air Force preps for financially pressured warfare

The Air Force is working to balance today's needs and tomorrow's challenges while operating under intense fiscal pressures.

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 09:40am EST

How the Navy and Air Force fare for FY 2012

With all the cuts, can the Defense Department meet the mission, and which Navy and Air Force contractors will be feeling the bite? We ask defense contracting expert, Jim McAleese.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 09:41am EST
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Air Force seeks a bigger RIF hammer

The Air Force will ask Congress to fast-track additional authorities to allow the service to bring its uniformed service back into the statutory boundaries, Air Force leaders said Thursday.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 07:25am EST
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Air Force learning to deal with smaller workforce

Doing more with less extends to human capital too. We learn how the Air Force is approaching the problem from Daniel Ginsberg.

Wednesday - 02/16/2011, 10:11am EST
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Air Force accused of sneaking guns, spy equipment into Argentina

Argentine authorities say they've seized nearly one thousand cubic feet of undeclared guns, GPS devices and other equipment.

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 01:19pm EST

Air Force plans training for ending Don't Ask

Air Force officials will soon begin training Airmen in anticipation of the repeal of the law and policy commonly known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

Monday - 02/14/2011, 08:40am EST

Raduege analyzes Commission's final cyber report

Harry Raduege, member of the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency joins Tom Temin to discuss the group's final report. Plus we hear from Rich Kutter of the Air Force.
February 10, 2011 (Encore presentation February 17, 2011)

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 01:52pm EST
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Air Force chief to contractors: Deliver what you promise

The Hill reports on the Air Force Chief of Staff's strong comments to the contracting community.

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 01:03pm EST

Air Force backs off from claim that accessing WikiLeaks violates Espionage Act claim

The Air Force initially issued guidance that anyone accessing WikiLeaks is violating the Espionage Act. The department has since backed off from that statement.

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 03:09pm EST

Air Force: Accessing WikILeaks violates Espionage Act

The Air Force Materiel Command has issued new guidance that says the leaked documents are protected by the Espionage Act.

Monday - 02/07/2011, 01:45pm EST

Involuntary force reduction coming to Air Force

Air Force leaders announced involuntary force management programs Feb. 2 to reduce personnel as a supplement to the voluntary programs announced in December.

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 08:40am EST

Senators want IG probe of tanker data mixup

Seven senators have requested an independent investigation by the Defense Department's inspector general into the accidental disclosure of technical data to rival bidders Boeing and EADS in the Air Force's refueling tanker competition.

Monday - 01/31/2011, 07:14am EST
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