Boeing's legal troubles date to 2003, when the company was suspended from launching military rockets because it had in its possession thousands of proprietary documents from rival Lockheed Martin during bidding on the launch contracts.
The suspension was expected to be temporary, but it lasted almost two years as Boeing became involved in a second scandal over a $24 billion Air Force contract for aerial refueling tankers. That contract was thrown out by Congress in 2004 after a former Air Force procurement official, Darleen Druyun, admitted she had increased the price as a "parting gift" to Boeing, where she went to work after retiring.
|Quoting EI321 (Reply 2):|
I dont get it, what could be worth spending $615m to cover up???
|Quoting Kaneporta1 (Reply 1):|
I think $615m is how much it costs to transfer composite structures technology from military programs to a certain civil progam...
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