Military Logistics

PREMIUM: Boeing strives to climb out of Pegasus money pit

12th February 2021 - 16:00 GMT | by Jason Sherman in New York

Head of Air Mobility Command says USAF is ‘making lemonade out of lemons’ as KC-46A programme attempts to surmount its problems by 2023-2024.

The KC-46A Pegasus programme passed an ignominious milestone in late January, when the out-of-pocket costs of $5.1 billion for Boeing to develop the USAF tanker exceeded the $4.9 billion contributed by the Pentagon.

The programme — launched ten years ago this month — is at least another two ...

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