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RSAF KC-135R Completes three-month deployment in support of OIR
“Singapore’s KC-135R helped fuel the fight and strengthen the blows we directed at ISIS over this summer," Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, the Air Forces Central Command commander and Combined Forces Air Component Commander The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) recently completed a three month deployment in which a service KC-135R contributed to the coalition's ability to support increased aerial...
More than 50 military aircraft from the U.S. Air Force, Polish Air Force and German Air Force are taking part in the exercise Taken on Jun. 14, 2017 the beautiful images in this post show two Polish Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons refueling from a KC-135R Stratotanker during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) over Latvia. As explained by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder, 52nd...
“A power run is conducted to ensure that all four engines on the KC-135R are operating without issues at high capacities,” Staff Sgt. Nicholas Jaeger, 909th AMU The KC-135R Stratotankers stationed on Kadena Air Base (AB) have a critical role in the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) mission in the Pacific. In fact as explained by Senior Airman Omari Bernard, 18th Wing...
A significant avionics upgrade is expected to prolong the life of the KC-135 Stratotanker for at least another 25 years Taken on Oct. 10, 2016 at the Air National Guard base in Sioux City, Iowa, the photos in this post clearly show that, despite they were built 60 years ago, many automobiles like the 56 Chevy and aircraft like the...
The KC-135 Stratotanker boom remains very effective when it comes to pass gas to the receiver aircraft Filmed during Rim of the Pacific 2016, the world's largest international maritime exercise , the cool time lapse video in this post shows four U.S. F-22 Raptors from the 199th Fighter Squadron and the active duty 19th Fighter Squadron receiving fuel from a...

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