“The U.S. State Department has approved an Israeli request to buy eight KC-46A Pegasus aerial tankers”

NATIONAL INTEREST
Trump Just Gave Israel the Ability to Attack Iran’s Nuclear Sites with F-35s
by Michael Peck
March 4, 2020

If Israel does decide to bomb Iran, the U.S. government has made it a little easier. The U.S. State Department has approved an Israeli request to buy eight KC-46A Pegasus aerial tankers. Including support equipment, spare parts and training, the deal is valued at $2.4 billion, with the first aircraft arriving in 2023. The sale “supports the foreign policy and national security of the United States by allowing Israel to provide a redundant capability to U.S. assets within the region, potentially freeing U.S. assets for use elsewhere during times of war,” said the State Department’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency. READ MORE

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