Kendall: Air Force might not pursue KC-Y tanker

By Michael Marrow / May 3, 2022 at 1:01 PM
The Air Force is reconsidering its plan to field a bridge tanker, known as the KC-Y, that will follow the KC-46 Pegasus, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said today during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. In response to a question from Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) about transparency for KC-Y production and concepts for a future KC-Z tanker, Kendall remarked that shifting conditions and new assessments have caused Air Force leadership to re-evaluate. “Our plan for the tanker fleet is...

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