First KC-46A Tanker Delivered to Japan Air Self-Defense Force Written 2 November 2021


A KC-46A refuels a B-2 Spirit over California, April 2019. | USAF/Wikipedia; public domain

Air Force Times reports that The Boeing Company “has delivered the first of four KC-46A tankers to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, marking the program’s first delivery to a customer outside the United States.” The KC-46A “made the trans-Pacific flight after departing Boeing’s facilities in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday afternoon local time, arriving at Miho Air Base in Japan on Friday morning local time.”
Full Story (Air Force Times