France Begins Replacing Tankers

Credit: Airbus
France will order the first aircraft in a planned fleet of 12‭ ‬Airbus A330‭ ‬multirole tankers this year‭, ‬with the goal of slowly replacing the nation's aging KC-135Rs and a handful of strategic airliners‭.‬ The agreement‭, ‬announced by Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Nov‭. ‬20‭ ‬and...

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