Japan Orders Boeing KC-46 Tanker

The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing a US$279 million contract for Japan’s first KC-46 tanker, marking the type’s first international sale. The KC-46 adds to Japan’s existing fleet of four KC-767J tankers. “This is an important step in strengthening the U.S.-Japan alliance and will enhance our...

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