Tag Archives: KC-46A tankers

Boeing KC-46A extends global reach

The KC-46A Pegasus has proven itself as the world’s most advanced multi-mission combat aerial refueling airplane, and customers are already increasing orders for the tanker. In December 2022, the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) added two additional KC-46As to its order, and in January 2023, the US Air Force signed …

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Boeing receives $79.4M for support for Japanese KC-46A tankers

KC-46A tanker (Boeing)

American plane-maker Boeing has won a sole-source, $79,4 million deal for KC-46A long-lead spares, initial spares and support equipment from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, according to an Apr. 19 Pentagon announcement. The award, an undefinitized modification of a previous contract, provides mission-essential long-lead spares, initial spares, …

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