US Air Force KC-46A cleared for worldwide deployment | Full Detail

Cleared for worldwide deployment, the KC-46A can now deploy in all combatant command ops. The cutting-edge KC-46A Pegasus is the world's most advanced multi-mission aerial tanker. KC-46A can detect, avoid, defeat & survive threats using multiple layers of protection. 212,000 lbs of fuel capacity enables the full spectrum of refueling missions. The boom allows the KC-46A tanker to transfer up to 1,200 gallons of fuel per minute. KC-46A hose & drogue systems can refuel smaller planes with up to 400 gallons/minute. KC-46A can convert into cargo, passenger or aeromedical evacuation mode in 2 hours. The aircraft features onboard emergency oxygen & electrical power for medevac support.

 
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