EADS Won't Protest Loss Of $35B Tanker Contract

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 7:00 PM EST) -- EADS North America Inc. said Friday that it would not protest its loss of a $35 billion U.S. Air Force contract to replace the military's aging fleet of in-flight refueling tankers, ending a bitterly fought battle between EADS and its American rival, the Boeing Co.

EADS said that a debriefing by Air Force officials left it convinced that it had designed a better plane at a more realistic price, but also that the final round of competition had been fair and consistent with the request for...
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