Gilmore: KC-46 Lacks Realistic Testing Schedule

By Courtney Albon / January 16, 2015 at 2:15 PM
The Pentagon's top weapons tester said in his latest annual operational testing report that it is unlikely the Air Force and Boeing will develop a revised KC-46 schedule that delivers 18 certified tanker aircraft prior to the start of initial operational test and evaluation. That target was identified in the program's milestone B test and evaluation master plan (TEMP), which Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) J. Michael Gilmore approved in January 2013. In his fiscal year 2014 review...

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