France Readies Order For 12 Airbus MRTT Refueling Aircraft

PARIS— The French defense ministry said on Nov. 20 that it is ready to order 12 multirole refueling and transport (MRTT) aircraft from Airbus Defense and Space, under an agreement valued at around €3 billion ($3.7 billion). The ministry says it expects to take delivery of its first MRTT in 2018 and...

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