Wittman to Air Force: Restructure KC-46 contract or reopen competition

By Courtney Albon / June 8, 2021 at 4:57 PM
The ranking member on the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee said today he thinks the service should restructure or recompete its contract with Boeing for the KC-46 tanker. During a subcommittee hearing , Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) questioned Air Force officials on Boeing's KC-46 fixed-price contract structure and its connection to the tanker's high-level deficiencies, which include problems with the boom and remote visual system and have delayed the program's operational availability until 2024. "I think that...

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