Portugal is the latest country to express its intent to buy Embraer KC-390 tanker transports, giving the country’s industry a role in development of the military aircraft. Portugal has been a strong prospect for Embraer essentially from the outset of the KC-390, and with the Sept. 10 announcement has made the relationship official. The country would buy six of the airlifters for use by the Portuguese air force. Since the Brazilian air force committed to buying 28 KC-390s in July, ...


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