Air Force lets Boeing off the hook for future cost growth on KC-46A tanker

By Jason Sherman / January 27, 2022 at 6:19 PM
The Air Force has released Boeing from future cost-growth liability on the KC-46A tanker, altering the fundamental terms of a 2011 contract that capped government costs at $4.9 billion and forced the defense contractor to pay out-of-hide for remedial work that so far totals $5.5 billion -- a move that comes as Boeing saddles the Air Force with a new major milestone delay. Federal auditors revealed these and other new developments in a report on the $43.8 billion KC-46A program,...

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