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The first KC-46 tanker will be delivered to McConnell Air Force Base in October. The Boeing corporation tweeted the announcement Wednesday morning, saying crews are working 24/7 to get the plane

It’s official: The next batch of the Air Force’s new KC-46 air-refueling tankers is coming to Joint Base-McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, a development that goes a long way toward ensuring the future of the installation for decades to come. U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory

MacArthur: KC-46s are Officially Coming to Joint Base Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur was notified this week of the United States Air Force’s decision to send 24 KC-46 tankers to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The announcement was

Spokane Mayor David Condon issued the following statement about the Air Force announcement that Fairchild Air Force Base is among the final five candidates for the KC-46 tanker: “Today is a great next step for Fairchild Air Force Base and Spokane. The City

of the next generation of KC-46 air-refueling tankers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.But the dozens of announcement that the joint base was named a preferred location for the KC-46s was

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is officially designated as the next destination for the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Aerial Refueling Tanker.The announcement came late

Air Force officials announced fives bases as candidates for the next round of active duty-led KC-46A Pegasus basing on June 23., News, features and commentaries about Air Force Reserve people, equipment and missions

The Air Force plans to announce KC-46A preferred and reasonable alternatives and begin the Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) in spring 2013. “Bringing the KC-46A online is an important step in recapitalizing a tanker fleet that has been a leader in

Investegate announcements from Cobham PLC, KC-46 Tanker Programme 26 July 2018 Legal Entity Identifier: 213800A41R9NL49E5632 KC-46 Tanker Programme Progress Update Cobham is today providing an update on its US KC-46 tanker programme.

Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus production and modification facility in Everett, Washington, March 14, 2018, after the latest announcement of a further delay in the first aircraft delivery to the Air,

Boeing Announces 6-month Delay in Delivery of New KC-46 Refueling Tanker May 31, 2016 An announcement by Boeing that the delivery of its first KC-46 air refueling tanker to the Air Force will be delayed half a year also means a delay in training at Altus Air Force base in southwest Oklahoma.

「The KC-46 represents an improvement in all respects over the venerable KC-135 tanker which has been the cornerstone of global reach and global power. Quieter, more fuel efficient, and adaptable to multiple missions, it will provide the best value to our taxpayers,” said Major General Bill Reddel, Adjutant General of the New Hampshire National Guard.

Boeing’s KC-46 aerial refueling tanker conducts receiver compatibility tests with a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in Seattle. WASHINGTON — The first KC-46 won

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Tom Cole (OK-04) and Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. Air Force and Boeing announced their respective agreement for the first KC-46 Tanker delivery in October 2018. Altus Air Force Base, in

Today’s announcement comes after extensive testing of six KC-46 that involved over 3,800 flight hours. Aircraft First US Air Force KC-46A tanker completes maiden flight Boeing’s first KC-46A

Boeing’s KC-46 Pegasus tanker has traveled along a surprisingly rocky developmental road.Over budget and behind schedule, with multiple promised delivery dates come and gone, the latest just this

Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus production and modification facility in Everett, Washington, March 14, 2018, after the latest announcement of a further delay in the first aircraft delivery to the Air,

KC-46A TANKER BASING STATUS McConnell Air Force Base located in Wichita, Kansas, is in a very strong position to be part of the first round of finalists to be assigned a select number of the new KC-46A tankers. McConnell AFB is currently the world’s largest

Cobham will take a further £160m hit on the troubled KC-46 air-to-air tanker project after striking an agreement with Boeing. C obham will take a further £160m hit on the troubled KC-46 air-to

Fairchild Air Force Base is continuing to explore the possibility of housing new KC-46A tankers, despite the Air Force announcing today those tankers will be going elsewhere. GSI says Thursday’s

Altus Air Force Base is home to the training mission for the KC-46 tanker, the next generation of aerial refueling, and maintenance will be done at Tinker Air Force Base near Oklahoma City. “Today’s delivery of the KC-46 marks the beginning of a new, long

21/12/2017 · The Boeing Co.’s KC-46A Pegasus tanker cleared another step on its way to delivery to the U.S. Air Force on Thursday with the announcement that the 767-based aircraft has achieved one of

‘It’s great to see the KC-46 boom back in action and the program moving forward to a production decision,’ commented Col John Newberry, the KC-46 system program manager. As a result of the latest delay Boeing has taken a $243 million pretax charge on the KC-46, bringing the total amount it has paid for tanker related cost overruns to $1.5 billion.

Boeing today delivered its fifth KC-46A Pegasus tanker to the U.S. Air Force, the first that will be based at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The KC-46 departed Seattle’s Boeing Field for Altus, where the base’s 56 th Air Refueling Squadron is responsible for Pegasus aircrew, maintenance and support training.

Air Force Awards Boeing KC-46 Aerial Refueling Tanker Contract By Daniel Baxter February 25, 2011 – Air Force and Defense Department officials announced the award of an engineering and manufacturing development contract valued at more than $3.5 billion for

What was not discussed by Castor and others celebrating the additional KC-135s is that the Air Force’s announcement, if encouraging, replacing them with a the KC-46 tanker, which Boeing is

First KC-46 assembly begins by Daryl Mayer 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs 7/1/2013 – WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) — Boeing’s announcement

Boeing’s (BA) KC-46 aircraft is equipped to detect, avoid and survive threats using multiple layers of protection, which enables it to operate safely in medium-threat environments. The Boeing Company BA recently won a $36.7-million modification contract for providing engineering and development support to the KC-46 aircraft.

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KC-46 pilot selection board calls for nominations Air Mobility Command will conduct a KC-46 Pilot Selection Board later this fall to choose about 104 pilots for McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, to populate the Air Force’s first two operational KC-46 squadrons.

(Reuters) – The U.S. Air Force said that a Boeing Co KC-46 Pegasus tanker jet was being delivered on Monday to Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma. Deliveries of the jet were halted last month when foreign object debris was found in one of the aircraft. Boeing had

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) today announced that New Hampshire’s Pease Air National Guard base is one of only five Air National Guard installations selected for the Air Force’s candidate base list for the new KC-46A air refueling tanker.

Originally Published by The Boeing Company.The U.S. Air Force has accepted the first Boeing [NYSE: BA] KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, setting the stage for the aircraft’s delivery to McConnell Air Force Base, in Wichita, Kan., in the coming weeks.

As for Donovan’s timeline announcement on Wednesday, Boeing officials welcomed his statement with one of their own. “In partnership with the U.S. Air Force, our team has made great progress on the KC-46 tanker,」 Boeing spokesman Charles B. 「Chick

USAF’s Roper on Halting Boeing KC-46 Tanker Deliveries, More F-15X Fighters 0 By admin on March 1, 2019 AWS 2019, VIDEOS Will Roper, PhD, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, logistics and technology, discusses his decision to halt

Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus production and modification facility in Everett, Washington, March 14, 2018, after the latest announcement of a further delay in the first aircraft delivery to the Air,

12/1/2017 · A Thursday morning announcement confirms that Fairchild Air Force Base is not a preferred base for theKC-46Arefueling air tankers. KXLY4’s Drew Reeves reports. This video is

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2/4/2020 · ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) — The Air Force and Boeing reached two agreements April 2 to implement a final KC-46A Pegasus Remote Vision System design, known as RVS 2.0, and help counter COVID-19 impacts on the defense industrial base. The two Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) will be incorporated in the KC

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Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus production and modification facility in Everett, Washington, March 14, 2018, after the latest announcement of a further delay in the first aircraft delivery to the Air,

News article reports that McConnell Airbase in Wichita KS is preparing to support operations of the Air Force new tanker aircraft, the KC 46 by hiring support personnel www.ksn.com Question – is the Boeing KC 46 debugged yet ?? Know been working for

A U.S. Air Force KC-46 Pegasus from McConnell Air Force Base arrives on the 916th Air Refueling Wing flight line on April 25, 2019, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base N.C. in preparation of the 2019 Wings over Wayne Air and Space Exposition.(U.S. Air Force

Boeing sinks on KC-46 tanker delivery delay May 31, 2016 3:15 PM ET | About: The Boeing Company 「but the KC-46 announcement highlights the ongoing risk with the tanker program and other

Some interesting developments in the KC-46 program, that could point to development problems. First, the good news. Costs have dropped 5.4%. The 2011 estimate was $51.7B, in December it was $48.9B. Here’s where the fun starts. Boeing has to prove the

In addition to the successful PDR, the Boeing KC-46 team has completed a System Requirements Review, Integrated Baseline Review, a PDR for the base 767-2C freighter, and Firm Configuration Reviews for the 767-2C and the KC-46A Tanker.

26 July 2018 Legal Entity Identifier: 213800A41R9NL49E5632 KC-46 Tanker Programme Progress Update Cobham is today providing an update on its US KC-46 tanker programme. Qualification testing on the Centerline Drogue System (CDS) has been completed

Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus production and modification facility in Everett, Washington, March 14, 2018, after the latest announcement of a further delay in the first aircraft delivery to the Air,

“Today’s announcement by the Air Force is a welcome piece of good news for Oklahoma,」 said Inhofe. 「It confirms what I have known, what the people of Altus know, and what the airmen at Altus Air Force base know, there is no better place to train future KC

U.S. Air Force and Boeing officials announced Friday the KC-46A Pegasus tanker has completed required tests needed before the first aircraft is delivered to the military. The Air Force expects to receive the first tanker in October, with another 17 to come by April

Travis lands KC-46A Pegasus to replace KC-10s By Ian Thompson From page A1 | January 13, 2017 FAIRFIELD — Travis Air Force Base was one of two installations named by Air Force officials Thursday as the preferred locations for the next two active-duty homes for the KC-46A Pegasus air tanker.