US Air Force delays T-X contract award to July

01 December 2017

The US Air Force (USAF) has delayed its estimated contract award date for its T-X trainer programme to July, an industry source told Jane’s.

The source said the USAF, in its original request for proposal (RFP), had anticipated a contract award by the end of 2017. However, the service tucked into its latest RFP notification its new expected contract award date.

USAF spokesperson Captain Emily Grabowski on 1 December declined comment, citing source selection.

This story, first published 1 December, has been updated.

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