Air Force still quiet on follow-on tanker recapitalization before NGAS

By Vanessa Montalbano / July 2, 2024 at 10:28 AM
The Air Force is not ready to discuss its plans to replace retiring KC-135 Stratotankers, despite previously stating information that the effort would be released in June. “The Department of the Air Force is currently building its [fiscal year 2026] Program Objective Memorandum. Like every year, any resulting decisions will be released as part of the FY-26 President’s budget early next year,” service spokeswoman Maj. Alli Stormer told Inside Defense on Friday. Air Force officials have long said delivering...

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