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DoD begins search for Air Force One replacement - 09/12/2013
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The Defense Department is beginning the process to replace Air Force One. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center on Sept. 9 released a Sources Sought Synopsis, a survey asking potential contractors about their ability to create a suitable replacement to the VC-25, the modified Boeing 747-200 that has carried presidents since 1990. The current VC-25s in service will reach their planned 30-year service life in 2017, and the service is looking for a commercial derivative aircraft to be delivered no earlier than 2021, according to the synopsis posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Read more



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