U.S. Air Force Wants Stealthy, Laser-Shooting Next-Gen Tanker

Credit: Lockheed Martin
As Russia and China develop sophisticated weapons that can shoot down U.S. aircraft from farther away, Air Force leaders worry that their aerial refueling tankers, the backbone of the joint force, are vulnerable to attack. Gen. Carlton Everhart II, chief of Air Mobility Command (AMC), thinks about...

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