Boeing hopes to begin 2019 with the company’s KC-46 tanker program firmly back on track after wrangling with technical deficiencies and cost overruns that have beset the aircraft. Delivery of the first unit—an important milestone for the global transport market—is keenly anticipated. In December, U.S. Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper met with Leanne Caret, Boeing Defense Space and Security president, to reach an agreement on the troubled aerial refueling tanker ...

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