Alabama Governor Goes to Bat for Tanker Deal in Alabama

July 17, 2010 at 11:46 am Leave a comment

Alabama wants EADS and the Tanker deal bad. Alabama ED officials have a reputation for being aggressive.

Alabama Gov. Bob Riley on Friday said he plans to fly to England for an air show next week in part to urge supplier companies to move to Alabama in the event the European defense contractor EADS wins a $35 billion Air Force contract later this year. EADS, the parent company of Airbus, plans to assemble its KC-45 aerial-refueling tanker in Mobile at a $600 million plant if it wins the contract over rival Boeing.

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