EADS (EADSF.PK +1.0%) says the U.S. Department of Defense has indicated it would welcome a...

|By:, SA News Editor

EADS (EADSF.PK +1.0%) says the U.S. Department of Defense has indicated it would welcome a proposal from the European aerospace firm for the KC-X tanker competition. EADS appeared to lose its chance to win the contract when Northrop Grumman (NOC +0.6%) pulled out earlier this month, making Boeing (BA +2.1%) the apparent winner.