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Boeing Rolls Out Fifth Pegasus Tanker to Altus AFB; Leanne Caret Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 15, 2019 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered to the U.S. Air Force late last week the fifth tanker aircraft that it built for the service branch to support aerial refueling operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Feb. 8 the latest KC-46A Pegasus will be housed …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Leads Handover of Two KC-46A Aerial Tankers to Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2019 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has rolled out two tanker aircraft from its Washington assembly facility for delivery to the U.S. Air Force as the company lines up eight others for customer acceptance trials, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 25. GeekWire reported Jan. 24 that Leanne Caret, …

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State Dept Clears $2B Sale of Boeing KC-46A, Raytheon & Northrop Components to Japan

The State Department has given Japan the go-ahead to purchase the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $1.9 billion foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to procure four KC-46A aerial refueling planes equipped with Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) ALR-69A radar warning receivers and MAGR …

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Boeing Gets $2.8B Air Force Contract Modification for Lot 1 & 2 Tankers

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a potential two-year, $2.81 billion contract modification to deliver a total of 19 KC-46A Pegasus low-rate initial production aircraft to the U.S. Air Force. The service branch made the award for the first two LRIP lots after the aircraft received Milestone C approval from the Defense …

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Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus Tanker Receives Milestone C Approval

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2016 — Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall has granted Milestone C approval to Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus refueling tanker aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Boeing is due to receive two contracts worth a combined $2.8 billion from the Air Force within a 30-day …

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Boeing, Air Force Perform Operational Checks on 2nd KC-46A Tanker Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2016 — A second Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft has completed a flight test to check its mission systems avionics, external lighting and environmental systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the test covers operational checks on the tanker before the U.S. Air Force integrates …

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Boeing Fulfills 1st Refueling Flight Test of KC-46A

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 26, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed the first refueling test of the company-built KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft with an F-16 jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the tanker offloaded up to 1, 600 pounds of fuel to the jet while flying over Washington state at …

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South Korea Selects Airbus Tanker Jet for Military Aircraft Refueling

South Korea has ordered four aerial refueling tanker jets from Europe-based aircraft manufacturer Airbus, adding to the company’s portfolio of international customers, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Jeyup Kwaak and Robert Wall write that other buyers of Airbus’ A330 MRTT or multirole tanker transport include Australia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the U.K. …

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