Suspicious Contracts for Boeing
Boeing is still paying for the favors done for it by Darleen Druyun, a senior aide in the Air Force's acquisitions division between 1993-2002. [...]
The US aeronautical company, which moved its headquarters from Seattle to Chicago in 2001, is in both the civil and military sectors, like its European rival Airbus. At the heart of the US defence industry, Boeing has powerful contacts in Capitol Hill and at the White House.
The new NCOIC consortium represents 28 companies that work to create a climate fostering cooperation between different systems, platforms, procedures and communication methods. The watchwords are standardization and inter-operability. [...]
Little by little the wide gap in American and European positions on the frequencies to be used by Europe’s future Galileo satellite navigation system appears to be narrowing. Contrary to media reports, and particularly in Germany, a meeting held between [...]