USAF to kick off study on KC-Z this year

The U.S. Air Force will embark on a study this year for a new KC-Z aerial refueling tanker that will enter service in 2035.

KC-46 refuels A-10 during Milestone C test
By US Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

According to Gen. Carlton Everhart, head of Air Mobility Command, the study will determine if the new flying gas station requires stealth, standoff or penetrating capabilities.

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