Playing off the Northrop Grumman tanker team's competition refrain that "bigger is better," Boeing officials draped their offer this week for the U.S. Air Force's KC-135 replacement concept with this question: how much is too much? The company's smaller KC-767, compared to Northrop's KC-30, would be more economical and flexible, said Mark McGraw, vice president, Boeing tanker programs and precision engagement and mobility systems. According to an independent analysis commissioned ...


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