Japan Chooses KC-46A, Airbus Prolongs A330 MRTT

Credit: U.S. Air Force
Boeing finally has an export customer for the KC-46A Pegasus tanker, although in the end the buyer, Japan, did not have another choice. Airbus, meanwhile, is committing itself to building the rival A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport into the 2020s, while looking at adding surveillance systems to the...

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