posted on Sep, 28 2016 @ 11:47 PM
When the study for the KC-Z begins, two areas that will be looked carefully at, are the Speed Agile program from 2002, and the HWB and BWB programs.
Neither the HWB or BWB are designed to be stealthy, but they would have an RCS advantage over other commercial aircraft, and would be a good starting
point. They're also looking at arming them with missiles, or possibly laser weapons.
edit on 10/3/2016 by Zaphod58 because: (no reason