(Source: Brazilian Air Force)
12:00 AM, November 5, 2008
As part of the selection process of the new multirole fighter aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), and as planned in the programs schedule, Air Force Headquarters today (Thursday, Oct. 30)announced that the F-X2 Project Management Group has issued the Request For Proposals to the three short-listed companies (in alphabetical order):>> -- Boeing (F-18 E/F Super Hornet)> -- Dassault (Rafale), and> -- Saab (Gripen).>> After receiving the Request For Proposals, the companies will have until the 2nd of February of 2009 to present their proposals, which will be submitted the in-depth analyses, on the basis of the requirements established by Air Force Headquarters.>> In this stage, the companies must detail operational, logistic, industrial, commercial, technical, commercial compensation (offset) and technology transfer aspects of their offers.>> -ends->>