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A key system on the Air Force’s new KC-46 tanker needs a complete and lengthy redesign
Having already written off $3.7 billion on the Air Force tanker program over the past six years, Boeing said Thursday it must now pay for a complete redesign of the...
‘There are profound problems with the system’ — the Air Force’s desperately-needed tanker replacement is still years away
The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is designed to replace the aging KC-135 Stratotanker, but a problem with the new plane’s design will prevent it from doing so until 2023 or 2024.
More problems with Air Force’s new tanker could put the squeeze on the Pentagon’s refueling capabilities, TRANSCOM chief says
Protracted delays on Boeing's new KC-46 tanker could leave the Pentagon with a shortage of refueling capacity, the head of U.S. Transportation Command warned on Tuesday
Boeing has already grounded the Air Force’s brand new KC-46 tanker jets due to sloppy manufacturing
Boeing was forced to ground its 767-based KC-46 tankers for the past week after the Air Force expressed concern about loose tools and bits of debris found in various locations...
The Air Force’s First KC-46 Pegasus Tankers Are Finally Here After Decades Of Uncertainty
Two new KC-46A Pegasus tankers touched down at McConnell Air Force Base on Friday afternoon, marking a major milestone for the base and Wichita after nearly two decades of high...
The Air Force Is Done Testing Its Next-Generation Tanker
A multi-billion dollar next-generation aerial tanker program managed at Wright-Patterson has completed mid-air refueling tests and awaits the Pentagon’s approval … Continued