Competition to build new trainer begins in earnest
By Valerie Insinna
Jan. 16, 2017
The battle to build the Air Force’s $16.3 billion T-X trainer kicked off Dec. 30 with the release of the final request for proposals.
The competition pits defense contractors Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman Raytheon and Sierra Nevada Corp. against each other for one of the last major Air Force aircraft programs on the horizon.[FULL ARTICLE]