The Air Force Will Soon Have a Plane That Will Make the F-22, F-35 and F-15 Ever Deadlier -

Kris Osborn


Extending the strike range of attack aircraft such as an F-15, F-35 or F-22 brings great tactical significance--and this is the plane that can do it. 

The first new, high-tech next-generation KC-46A aerial refueling tanker will be delivered to the service later this year, marking the beginning of a long-sought after effort to replace the current aging fleet and better enable attack and ISR missions around the globe, service officials say.

A new tanker, which will of...


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