Boeing has been Awarded a Contract for 23 KC-46s

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Boeing has been Awarded a Contract for 23 KC-46s
Boeing has been awarded a contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) to build 19 KC-46 Pegasus tankers for the USAF and four KC-46s for the Israeli Air Force (IAF). The contract was worth 3.1 billion USD. The Pentagon announced this on August 31, 2022. The order for USAF will be completed by November 30, 2025.

The production of 19 KC-46 units for the USAF, valued at USD 2.2 billion, will be carried out in lots 15 in Lot 8 KC-46. The production lot for the IAF is not specified, but the cost of four KC-46s for Israel is USD 927 million. Air Force Magazine says the KC-46 will be delivered to Israel by 2026.

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