The Iron Triangle Manifested: U.S. Air Force Tanker Lease 2001-2005 Case Study: KC-767 Aircraft Infamous Procurement Scandal, Boeing, Senator John McCain, Rumsfeld, In-flight Refueling, Media Outcry

The Iron Triangle Manifested: U.S. Air Force Tanker Lease 2001-2005 Case Study: KC-767 Aircraft Infamous Procurement Scandal, Boeing, Senator John McCain, Rumsfeld, In-flight Refueling, Media Outcry

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The Iron Triangle Manifested: U.S. Air Force Tanker Lease 2001-2005 Case Study: KC-767 Aircraft Infamous Procurement Scandal, Boeing, Senator John McCain, Rumsfeld, In-flight Refueling, Media Outcry by Progressive Management

Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book is an analysis of the proposed lease of the KC-767 tanker aircraft, which was one of the most infamous procurement scandals of the post-Cold War era. Interactions within the military-industrial-congressional complex led to legislation permitting the Air Force to lease tankers from Boeing using an operating lease rather than standard procurement. Following the outcry from Congress, industry, the media, and numerous watchdog groups, Congress and the Department of Defense (DOD) launched a wave of investigations and hearings. During the lease debate, participants reached a number of compromises documented in congressional legislation. However, this was not sufficient to continue the lease process. After nearly 4 years, Congress cancelled the tanker lease and directed the Air Force to pursue a traditional procurement approach.

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BN ID: 2940152885750
Publisher: Progressive Management
Publication date: 02/26/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,019,087
File size: 785 KB

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