The Week In Defense, Jan. 15-22, 2021

U.S. Air Force Boeing KC-46 tanker aircraft
The Air Force will buy 12 aircraft in the latest production lot of KC-46 tankers, down from 15 in previous lots.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
Boeing Receives $1.6 Billion for Next Set of KC-46 Tankers The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $1.6 billion contract modification for 12 KC-46A tanker aircraft and anticipates the work will wrap up in April 2023. The order for 12 aircraft is the sixth production lot, which means Boeing is now on...

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