Boeing is exhausting its management reserve on the U.S. Air Force KC-46A aerial refueler program faster than expected, and the program management team is investigating the cause as it assembles a revised cost estimate for Congress, a senior Air Force official says. Boeing officials say the accelerated burn rate is a result of expedited risk-reduction efforts on the program. “We have brought forward the allocation of management reserve largely in order to expedite risk mitigation ...

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