Boeing will enhance the KC-46A advanced communications capabilities through a Block 1 upgrade under a $184 million contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force.
Boeing has been awarded a contract to deliver two additional KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), bringing the total on contract for Japan to six.
AMC approves operational use of the Centerline Drogue System as first KC-46A Interim Capability Release milestone
Air Mobility Command commander Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost approved the Centerline Drogue System mission set as the KC-46A Pegasus’s first Interim Capability Release (ICR) to meet joint force air refueling requirements on July 9, 2021.
Airmen from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, completed the celebratory 5,000 KC-46A Pegasus sortie June 30, 2021.
On the 22nd and 25th of February the Israel Ministry of Defense announced the first decisions concerning the new Air Force technology modernisation plan for the country. The key feature was to approve the financial and planning papers by the government.