Pentagon acquisition chief John Young believes that USAF must pay Northrop Grumman "something," and it could be millions, over the now-terminated KC-X tanker program. Defense Secretary Robert Gates halted the program, pushing it off on the next Administration, and further delaying USAF's plan to replace its Eisenhower-era KC-135s. Here, six KC-135 tankers demonstrate the elephant walk formation as they taxi down a runway right behind each other during a generation exercise Aug. 5, 2008 at McConnell AFB, Kan.
US Air Force photo/A1C Laura Suttles
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