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  • AMC approves F-15, F-16 receivers as third KC-46 ICR milestone

    Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, approved a third Interim Capability Release (ICR) mission set for the KC-46A Pegasus on Oct. 13, 2021.
  • AMC moves forward with second KC-46 ICR milestone

    Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, commander of Air Mobility Command, approved a second Interim Capability Release mission set for the KC-46A Pegasus on August 5, 2021.
  • AMC approves operational use of the Centerline Drogue System as first KC-46A Interim Capability Release milestone

    Air Mobility Command commander Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost approved the Centerline Drogue System mission set as the KC-46A Pegasus’s first Interim Capability Release to the joint force on DATE. This ICR decision provides more daily “taskable” operational capabilities to the joint team, increasing operational capability to tanker fleet requirements and increased tanker capacity.
  • KC-46 reaches 5K-sortie milestone

    Airmen from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, completed the celebratory 5,000 KC-46A Pegasus sortie June 30, 2021.
  • 931st ARW refuels the joint force during NE21

    Airmen with the 931st Air Refueling Wing (ARW) premiered the KC-46A Pegasus aircraft and its capabilities during Exercise Northern Edge 2021 (NE21) — a U.S. only joint-field training exercise held above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex and in the Gulf of Alaska during May 3-14, 2021.
  • Pease Airmen first to plan, fly KC-46 coronets

    PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. -- Pease achieved another historic first in military aerial refueling.A year after the 157th Air Refueling Wing became the first Air National Guard unit in the country to field the KC-46A Pegasus, New Hampshire airmen helped plan and execute the new tanker’s first ever coronet, a tactical air movement that
  • AMC commander makes first visit to Boeing for KC-46 update

    Air Mobility Command commander Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost made her first visit to Boeing Field, Tukwila, Washington, Sept. 4, 2020, to meet with Boeing leaders, receive briefings, and participate in discussions on efforts to correct deficiencies on the KC-46A Pegasus.
  • Air Mobility Command takes initial steps to establish KC-46 Weapons Instructor Course

    Air Mobility Command officials announced today the command has initiated the process to establish a KC-46 Pegasus Weapons Instructor Course, marking a significant development in operationalizing the KC-46 and developing tactics for its employment in combat.
  • KC-46 completes its first AE mission

    Airmen from the 931st Air Refueling Wing and 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron participated in a Total Force mission to test capabilities of the KC-46A Pegasus during its first aeromedical evacuation on July 10, 2020.
  • Mighty 97th conducts large formation exercise

    Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing conducted a large formation exercise, May 21, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.