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Air Force approves KC-46 for delivery despite continued concerns with RVS and boom performance

January 10, 2019 at 10:45 AM
The Air Force announced today it has accepted delivery of the Boeing-made KC-46 tanker, but says it has "mechanisms in place" -- including an option to withhold up to $1.5 billion from the company's contract -- to ensure Boeing completes fixes to the remote vision system that were identified during developmental testing. "We have identified, and Boeing has agreed to fix at its expense, deficiencies discovered in developmental testing of the remote vision system," the service said in the Jan...

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