Boeing Delivers First KC-46 To Japan

USAF Boeing KC-46A refuels an A-10.
Credit: Robert Sullivan
Boeing delivered the first KC-46A refueling tanker to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force on Oct. 28, marking the first international delivery for the program. Japan has ordered four of the tankers, which will join its existing refueling fleet of two KC-130Hs and two Boeing KC-767s. The country placed...

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