Inside the Air Force - May 11, 2018

House lawmakers want Air Force to accept KC-46 deliveries at a faster pace

May 10, 2018 at 3:53 PM
As the Air Force works with Boeing to assure timely delivery of the first new KC-46 tanker, House policymakers want the service to increase its planned aircraft acceptance rate to more than three new tankers per month. In an amendment to the House Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill, lawmakers direct the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition and the director of the Defense Contract Management Agency, which coordinates aircraft acceptance across the department, to...

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