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  • Boeing, Air Force to Test Receiver Function of KC-46A Tanker - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing, Air Force to Test Receiver Function of KC-46A Tanker

    Boeing and the U.S. Air Force‘s 418th Flight Test Squadron will collaborate to test the KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft. The service branch said Thursday it seeks to determine the tanker’s ability to receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender or a KC-135 Stratotanker platform. One Pegasus unit arrived May 23 at the Edwards AF Base in California and will stay […] More

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    Northrop to Overhaul Air Force KC-10 Extender Engines

    Northrop Grumman‘s technical services business has won a $16.9 million delivery  order from the U.S. Air Force to overhaul engines of the service branch’s KC-10 Extender  tanker and cargo aircraft. The Air Force received two offers for the delivery order through an “adequate price” competition and will use fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds to cover the full […] More

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    Northrop Marks KC-10 Tanker Depot Milestone; John Parker Comments

    Northrop Grumman has dispatched the 150th KC-10 Extender aerial refueling tanker for the U.S. Air Force after the company performed depot-level maintenance work on the aircraft. “Deliveries were made on or ahead of schedule and met or exceeded quality expectations, which has been instrumental in the Air Force’s production of an untold number of combat […] More

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