U.S. State Department Approves Possible $1.9 Billion Sale Of Refueling Planes To Japan

22 September 2016

The U.S. State Department notified Congress on Wednesday that it has approved a possible sale of Boeing Co (BA.N) military refueling aircraft to Japan worth up to $1.9 billion, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said.

The agency said in a statement that Japan is seeking four KC-46A aerial refueling aircraft plus an additional spare Pratt & Whitney (UTX.N) turbofan engine as well as other supporting systems. The estimated cost of the aircraft and other equipment is $1.9 billion, DSCA said.


Source : reuters.com