macc
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US Sanctions On Sukhoi: Boeing Affected

Sat Aug 05, 2006 4:03 pm

US imposed sanctions against several Russian (and other) companies involved in a weapon deal with Iran. As a counteract US companies are not allowed anymore to do business with these companies. Among them is Sukhoi, with which Boeing is working on a new plane.

(www.orf.at)

Anyone knows more about the deal between Boeing and Sukhoi?

What impact for Boeing will this have?
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Beaucaire
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RE: US Sanctions On Sukhoi: Boeing Affected

Sat Aug 05, 2006 4:15 pm

Welcome back to the cold war...
If the US are against weapons-exports,they shuld stop doing so themselves.
They really hurt a civil regional airliner program based on a hypocrit dominance of weapons-trade on their own.
I don't know how much of a technology transfer between Boeing and Sukhoi went on,but that could most likely be compensated by European companies.
Negative side-effect is the delay of the launch!

http://english.people.com.cn/200608/05/eng20060805_290185.html
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