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Utah Air National Guard: KC-135 Stratotanker Refueling a C-17 Globemaster

Video by Senior Airman Erin Mills 2nd Combat Camera Squadron Utah Air National Guard member MSgt Jason Blood, Boom Operator, 191st Air Refueling Squadron executes an air refueling mission from a KC-135 Stratotanker on September 9, 2013. A McCord Air Force Base, Washington, C-17 Globemaster received fuel during this mission. The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III […]

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KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker was the first jet powered aerial refueling tanker of the US Air Force, replacing the KC-97 Stratotanker. Similar in design to the later and enlarged Boeing 707 airliner, it was initially tasked to refuel strategic bombers, but was used extensively in the Vietnam war and later conflicts such as Desert Storm […]

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