Fuel tank key to win Air Force tanker bid
London (UPI) Oct 21, 2010 The key to winning the U.S. Air Force’s $ 35 billion KC-X tanker competition is fuel capacity, an expert said. A tanker with a larger fuel tank can fly farther and has more fuel available for waiting jets, key in long-haul missions in the Middle East or Asia, writes Rebecca Grant, president of IRIS Independent Research, a small security industry think tank in Washington …
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