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During my visit to Australia in March 2017, I had a chance to discuss the way ahead for the KC-30A with the two senior operators involved with the program and its evolving capability. We met at Amberley Airbase where the KC-30As and C-17s are based. Air Commodore Richard Lennon is the head of the Air Mobility Group and with Group Captain Adam Williams, the officer commanding 86th Wing as well as the CO of the 33rd Squadron (KC-30A). Last year, I published an interview with the head of the tanker program at Airbus. And in that piece underscored that having digested the operational fundamentals with the tanker, the tanker program was now moving on to the next phase, which I have called Tanker 2.0. The baseline tanker is...