Deliveries of KC-46A delayed, Milestone C in August

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have concluded that the former will not be able to deliver the KC-46A to units in the spring of 2017 and will now schedule it for late summer or early fall of next year.

KC-46A Hornet
Photo credit: John Parker, Boeing

Milestone C, the decision to kickoff low-rate production, will now happen in August instead of next month.

Good news is, aircraft deliveries to Pease Air National Guard Base is still on schedule for spring 2018.

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