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Report: Air Force Eyes Procurement of Eight Boeing-Built F-15Xs in FY 2020 Budget Request

The U.S. Air Force will seek funds in its fiscal 2020 budget request to procure eight upgraded versions of Boeing-built F-15 fighter aircraft as part a five-year plan to buy 80 of the planes, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The service will propose purchasing F-15X planes in its budget request expected by March 11 without cutting the number of its planned purchase of Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jets, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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Dennis Muilenburg: Boeing, Air Force Coordinate in Final Certification Work for KC-46 Tanker

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said the company is coordinating with the U.S. Air Force to secure the final delivery requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, Defense News reported Saturday. Muilenburg said during a third-quarter earnings call that Boeing continuously works toward the final certification of the refueling and transport …

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