A different provider than the C-130J OEM would be unable to meet Danish requirements, DALO concludes.
Boeing looks to make up for lost time on KC-46
'False starts' that have plagued Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus programme are over in the estimation of the manufacturer, as it anticipates a smoother partnership with the USAF going forward.
Responsible for producing 179 of the multirole tankers to the service (replacing KC-135 Stratotankers and KC-10 Extenders), Boeing has now delivered 40 of that total to ‘four main operating bases’ and continues to run through a ‘rigorous’ Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) phase, according to Tim Flood, director of KC-46 international sales.
Such progress could be critical in changing the perception of the programme as a troubled one, dogged …
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