Air Force plans to collaborate with industry on tanker recapitalization program

By Apurva Minchekar / September 1, 2023 at 3:20 PM
The Air Force is planning to release a "draft system requirements document for the KC-135 replacement aircraft system" later this month, according to a notice posted today . The service aims to close the gap between the end of KC-46 tanker aircraft production and the delivery of the next-generation refueling system by recapitalizing the current tanker fleet. “The draft SRD will capture the current requirements for the Tanker Recapitalization Program with projected deliveries to begin after the last KC-46A delivery,”...

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