USAF, Boeing Agree To KC-46A Tanker Delivery Schedule

Credit: KC-46A: Boeing
The U.S. Air Force and Boeing have agreed on an October 2018 delivery date for the first KC-46A aerial refueling tanker to the Air Force. The agreement represents the next step in a saga to replace the service’s Eisenhower-era KC-135 tankers that has lasted close to two decades. Just getting to this...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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