With C-X Decades Away, U.S. Air Force Upgrades Aging Transport Fleet

Credit: Lockheed Martin Concept
The U.S. Air Force is making strides in replacing its refueling tankers, with Boeing’s KC-46 planned to be fielded later this year and Air Mobility Command (AMC) eyeing a stealthy, laser-wielding “KC-Z” in the 2030s. But less well-known is AMC’s effort to modernize its transport fleet: the legacy C...

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