Air Force eyes risk to future KC-46 FRPD; Boeing focused on first deliveries

By Courtney Albon / March 23, 2018 at 10:10 AM
As the Air Force and Boeing work toward the first KC-46 tanker deliveries later this year, the service expects a full-rate production decision will slip past the current estimate of May 2020. When the program approved a new baseline in January 2017, it projected an FRP decision would fall between August 2019 and May 2020. Air Force spokesman Maj. Will Russell said this week that although the milestone is still several years out, the service is already anticipating it will...

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