Air Force locks in new schedule targets for final KC-46A acquisition milestones

By Jason Sherman / April 12, 2021 at 6:31 PM
The Air Force has formally recalibrated schedule targets for the two remaining acquisition milestones for the troubled $43.9 billion KC-46A acquisition -- setting March 2022 for Required Assets Available, an objective that would mark initial operational capability delay of more than four years, and September 2024 for a full-rate production review. The Air Force has formally reset the acquisition baseline program for the KC-46, according to a service official, to reflect shortfalls surfaced during testing, particularly with the Remote Vision...

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