air refueling


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air refueling

The capability to refuel aircraft in flight, which extends presence, increases range, and serves as a force multiplier. Also called AR.
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French plane-maker Airbus has announced that it has won a bid to supply India with six A330 air refueling tankers.
All Merlin Mk3 helicopters have air refueling capability and this trial is the latest step in providing an Operational Release for in-service Merlin Mk3 helicopters fitted with the advanced design BERP III and BERP IV rotor blades.
Matthew Williams, 77th Air Refueling Squadron pilot.
The air refueling capability is fundamental to the United States' power projection across the spectrum of conflict," said Secretary of the Air Force Michael B.
The Illinois Air National Guard has taken the first step towards implementing wireless network capabilities by enlisting Telos Corporation to install and sustain a new campus-wide wireless LAN for the 126th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) located at Scott Air Force Base.
prepares final checks before releasing cargo during a night airdrop and air refueling mission aboard a C-17 Globemaster III.
The Illinois Air National Guard 126th Air Refueling Wing is one of the wings that stepped up to the call.
This year Boeing has demonstrated its advanced air refueling systems by transferring fuel through its fifth-generation boom and extending and retracting the fuselage-mounted and wing-mounted air refueling hoses, both critical milestones for the KC-767 program.
Harris, former vice commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing and current mobilization assistant to the commander, U.
940th Air Refueling Wing (awaiting redesignation), Beale AFB, Calif.
America needs a new air refueling aircraft, and Utah's talented, experienced workforce will make it happen," said Utah Gov.
BPC MCC personnel make time-sensitive inputs on deployment, refueling support, weather criteria, and missed air refueling abort bases for these aircraft.