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Boeing tankers will be delivered to Air Force late — and incomplete

The KC-46A Pegasus performs its first-ever aerial refueling passing 1,600 pounds of fuel to an F-16 fighter Jan.

The Air Force said Friday that Boeing’s KC-46 tanker program, already late and over budget, faces a further serious delay of six months for initial tanker deliveries — and an additional nine months beyond that to achieve fully operational tankers.

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