Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
KC-46 Tanker Aircraft: Key Aerial Refueling Capabilities Should Be Demonstrated Prior to the Production Decision
Michael J. Sullivan (au)
Aerial refueling -- when aircraft refuel while airborne -- allows the U.S. military to fly farther, stay airborne longer, and transport more weapons, equipment, and supplies. Yet the mainstay of the U.S. tanker forces -- the KC-135 Stratotanker -- is over 50 years old. It is increasingly costly to support and its age-related problems could potentially ground the fleet. As a result, the Air Force initiated the $49 billion KC-46 program to replace the aerial refueling fleet with plans to produce 18 tankers by 2017 and 179 aircraft in total. This report addresses progress made in 2014 towards (1) achieving cost and performance goals; (2) meeting schedule targets; and (3) gathering manufacturing knowledge prior to the low-rate production decision. Tables and figures. This is a print on demand report.
Behavior & Learning of Animal Babies
Yukon Alone: The World’s Toughest Adventure Race
Family Herbal Cookbook: A Guide to the Ancient Chinese Philosophy of Food & Health
Customer Service Operations: The Complete Guide
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.