The Pentagon has announced that Boeing Co has been awarded a $2.1billion US defense contract.
The contract will be for an order of 15 KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft, which will go to the United States Air Force.
It is the third low-rate initial production lot for the new tankers, and includes spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits in addition to the 15 aircraft.
The aircraft is based off the Boeing 767 air-frame, according to the Wichita Eagle. Read More…