The Week In Defense, May 20-27, 2021

Air Force Boeing KC-46 tanker aircraft
The Air Force is buying up to 15 KC-46 tankers annually that will need to be retrofitted to be used operationally.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
Congressman Calls KC-46 Contract ‘Embarrassing’ A leader on the House Armed Services Committee is sharply critical of how the U.S. Air Force and Boeing are managing the KC-46A program, particularly as its troubles are forcing the military to maintain older aircraft it wants to retire. The KC-46A is...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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