Senator urges the federal government to override protest of air tanker contract

A Colorado Senator wants the federal government to override a protest that could delay the acquisition of seven next-generation air tankers this fire season. Neptune Aviation lodged a protest with the Government Accountability Office which could delay the activation of the new contracts until August 26. (Read the full story over at Fire Aviation.)

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, Bill Gabbert now writes about it from the Black Hills. Google+