The Air Force chief on Tuesday cautioned that his service is ensuring that the selection of a new refueling tanker fleet is done "right" rather than "fast."
The Air Force has been expected to announce the winner of the $35 billion contract by year’s end.
Gen. Norton Schwartz, the Air Force's chief of staff, refused to reveal a selection date or confirm that a winner will be announced by the end of the year.
Not only am I not surprised, but am not overly concerned. THe longer they take the better the odds that the economy will improve sufficiently to actually pay for a few.