30 octombrie 2020

Japan orders two more KC-46A tanker planes


Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Boeing Co. has been contracted to build the Japan Air Self-Defense Force's third and fourth KC-46A tanker planes, a deal the U.S. Air Force said Friday will play an "invaluable role" in security collaborations between the countries.A $342 million contract modification , revealed on Thursday, calls for the two planes to be completed by 2023.AdvertisementBoeing won the initial Foreign Military Sales contract to build the planes in 2017, and is expected to deliver the first KC-46A [...]