L3Harris to Convert Embraer KC-390 Cargo Planes into Aerial Tankers Written 20 September 2022


Embraer KC-390 |  Credit: Marcos Corrêa; Wikimedia Commons; CC BY-SA 4.0

Defense One reports that, “L3Harris Technologies has entered an agreement with Brazil’s Embraer to convert KC-390 cargo planes into aerial tankers that can refuel U.S. combat planes in flight.” According to L3Harris Chairman and CEO Chris Kubasik, the “goal is to create a tactical tanker that can fly closer to the front lines in a war with a peer competitor and refuel all types of U.S. military planes.”
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