Pentagon Formally Opens Search for New Tanker

Singapore Defense Ministry Airbus A330 MRTT aircraft
Lockheed Martin is partnering with Airbus to offer the A330 MRTT for the Air Force’s KC-Y competition.
Credit: Singapore Defense Ministry
A new round in the fight between Airbus and Boeing to win the military’s aerial refueling tanker market may be just beginning. The U.S. Air Force formally launched a search on June 16 for companies interested in participating in the KC-Y Bridge Tanker program. At the same time, Republican lawmakers...

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