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Plane clash: EADS pulls out of bidding war with Boeing

The United States has been accused of protectionism after EADS pulled out of the bidding for a $35bn contract to build air tankers for the US Air Force. EADS and its partner Northrop Grumman had already won the tender in February 2008, but that was cancelled after an appeal by American rival Boeing. EADS says the Air Force's requirements are now unfairly geared towards Boeing's aircraft. Their withdrawal leaves Boeing as the only competitor left in the running.

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