Boeing Wins Tanker Protest

The Government Accountability Office has sustained Boeing’s protest over the Air Force’s KC-X tanker award to Northrop Grumman-EADS in February. In a three-page document just issued by the agency, GAO found fault with USAF’s evaluation methods on seven counts, thereby recommending that the Air Force “reopen discussions with the offerors, obtain revised proposals, re-evaluate the revised proposals, and make a new source-selection decision.” More to follow.