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September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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John Di Bert becomes the third UTC executive to take a senior position at Bombardier this year.
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Resubmitted package favors Lockheed Martin to upgrade 134 fighters, replacing earlier solution offered by BAE Systems.
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Vero Beach, Fla.-based aircraft manufacturer expects to lay off 15- to 20 percent of its more than 750 workers as sales dip in the first half of 2015.