AMC commander: Follow-on to the KC-46A should have some next-gen characteristics

By Vanessa Montalbano / February 15, 2024 at 1:16 PM
DENVER -- Any aircraft procured following the last deliveries of the KC-46A tanker “needs to absolutely have some of the characteristics of what we need in NGAS,” or the Air Force’s highly secretive Next Generation Air-Refueling System, Air Mobility Command’s top commander told Inside Defense in an exclusive interview. “We have to see NGAS characteristics in whatever comes after the KC-46A. We have to. The connectivity cannot be a discussion. We cannot have a discussion on underused real estate...

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