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Boeing tanker to miss delivery date, Air Force secretary says

Boeing’s Air Force KC-46 tanker, built in Everett, is being tested at Boeing Field. The tanker, built on a 767, is a military aerial refueling aircraft that can also transport military personnel and cargo. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times, file)

The Air Force and Boeing had anticipated delivery Oct. 27 of the first of the tankers, but the company will miss that deadline, the latest in a series of missed deadlines.

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