The A330 MRTT family is growing. The 12th MRTT user accepted its first platform.
The Republic of Korea announced that it had accepted the first A330 MRTT platform. Thus, the Republic of Korea became the seventh operational user of the platform. The A330 MRTT aircraft, which ordered from a total of 12 countries, were developed via Airbus's A330 commercial aircraft. Aircraft powered with two Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines and have been delivered to this date with a total of 35 units. Equipped with Airbus Refuelling Boom system, MRTT can be used in transportation and MEDEVAC missions as well as refuelling missions. Platforms can carry 108 tons of fuel.