Boeing has begun assembling Japan’s first KC-46 Pegasus refueling tanker, after being awarded a foreign military sales contract in December 2017. The U.S. Air Force exercised an option for Japan’s second aircraft in December 2018. The aircraft is being built at Boeing’s 767 production facility in Everett, Washington. “From the enhanced flight deck to the modernized boom, this tanker will provide unmatched capabilities for Japan,” Jamie Burgess, vice president ...

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