Inside the Air Force - January 11, 2019

USAF approves KC-46 for delivery despite concerns with RVS

January 10, 2019 at 3:55 PM
The Air Force announced this week it has accepted delivery of the Boeing-made KC-46 tanker, but says it has "mechanisms in place" -- including an option to withhold up to $1.5 billion from the company's contract -- to ensure Boeing completes fixes to the remote vision system that were identified during developmental testing. "We have identified, and Boeing has agreed to fix at its expense, deficiencies discovered in developmental testing of the remote vision system," the service said in the...

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