Boeing Frontiers
October 2003
Volume 02, Issue 06
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"Some in Washington [D.C.] want to spike the [U.S. Air Force’s KC-767 tanker] leasing agreement solely to play politics. That’s wrong. We should be promoting national security, economic security and job security—exactly what the American people elect their leaders to do."

— Dennis Hastert, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives, in a letter to the Washington Post on Sept. 18
"The aircraft has done quite well in its tests. And to the extent it continues to pass through these various test hurdles, my guess is it would go forward, because it is something that the Marines and the Special Operation Forces are quite interested in having, and it’s currently in the budget."

— Donald Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense, speaking about the V-22 Osprey, at a Sept. 10 National Press Club luncheon in Washington, D.C.
Future Combat Systems "will prove whether or not we can get great leverage out of information and knowledge management. We can make the [U.S.] Army much more deployable and much more robust."

— Jim Albaugh, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems president and CEO, quoted in the St. Louis Business Journal, Sept. 13


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