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US Air Force orders 15 more tanker aircrafts from Boeing


The US Air Force has placed an additional $2.3 billion contract with US aerospace giant Boeing Co. for 15 KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircrafts.

Delivery is scheduled for the end of July 2027.

There have been 153 orders for KC-46A type aircraft placed worldwide so far. The US Air Force has already received 76 of these aircraft from the firm, and two additional tankers are being supplied to the Japanese Air Force.

On Tuesday, shares of Boeing increased by 1.4%. At $132.7 billion, the company's capitalization has increased 16.7% from the year's commencement.

source: cnn.com