Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Topic: tanker

U.S. Navy aerial refueling drone refuels F-35 for the first time

The U.S. Navy announced Tuesday that the service in partnership with Boeing has successfully carried out aerial refueling of F-35 fighter jet using an unmanned aircraft for...

New U.S. Air Force tanker reaches 5000-sortie milestone

The U.S. Air Force has announced that its high-tech KC-46A refueling tanker reached the 5000 sortie milestone. According to a press release issued Thursday by Air Mobility Command...

Top U.S. Navy chief visits MQ-25 aerial refueling drone production line

The U.S. Navy is closely following the developments of its newest carrier-based unmanned aircraft, the MQ-25 aerial refueler, that will allow for better use of combat strike...

Boeing receives $79.4M for support for Japanese KC-46A tankers

American plane-maker Boeing has won a sole-source, $79,4 million deal for KC-46A long-lead spares, initial spares and support equipment from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management...

Pentagon: Boeing gets $2,1 billion for additional KC-46 refueling tankers

The U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday that Boeing has been awarded a $2,1 modification to a previous contract for Lot 7 production KC-46 aircraft. Boeing Co. has...

U.S. Air Force awards contract to Boeing for 12 KC-46A tanker aircraft

The U.S. Department of Defense and Boeing announced on Tuesday an agreement worth about $1.7 billion for 12 KC-46A tanker aircraft, growing the fleet to 79 Pegasus...

U.S. Navy tanker-drone take off for the first time with an aerial refueling pod

American plane-maker Boeing has reached a major milestone when its MQ-25 carrier-based tanker drone test article, also known as T1, completed the first test flight with an...

U.S. Air Force deploys KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Czech Republic

The U.S. Air Force has confirmed that it deployed its KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Pardubice Air Base, Czech Republic. KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 155th Air Refueling...

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