Flying - Refueling Mission

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Refueling Mission

The Refueling mission provides for aerial aircraft (in-flight) refueling for the U.S. military and allied nations' aircraft, extending the range that these aircraft fly globally. The KC-135 also has the added capability as a limited cargo and personnel carrier to be adapted to evacuate both ambulatory and litter patients during emergencies.

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KC-135 STRATOTANKER

KC-135 STRATOTANKER

The KC-135 Stratotanker has been successfully ensuring aerial aircraft refueling for over 50 years, extending the range that our aircraft fly globally. The KC-135 Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the U.S. military and allied nations' aircraft. This workhorse aircraft can also be effective as a personnel carrier and can evacuate both ambulatory and litter patients during emergencies.