AMC approves KC-46A for combat deployment

By Michael Marrow / September 19, 2022 at 5:32 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- The KC-46A Pegasus has been cleared by Air Mobility Command for combat deployment, AMC’s top official told reporters today, marking a turning point for the troubled tanker that had previously been sidelined by technical defects and cost overruns. The Pegasus has previously achieved expanded mission sets through interim capability releases , which have gradually increased the number of aircraft that can refuel with the tanker following successful tests performed by AMC. Those ICRs stopped short of...

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