Defense

October 25, 2017
 

100th ARW refuels Swiss F-18s

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Justine Rho

Three Swiss air force F-18 Hornets fly alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing RAF Mildenhall, England, after aerial refueling, Oct. 20, 2017. Four F-18s received fuel during a training mission over Germany.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Justine Rho

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing RAF Mildenhall, England, refuels a Swiss air force F-18 Hornet utilizing the hose and drogue system Oct. 20, 2017. During aerial refueling, the drogue basket stabilizes the hose and acts as a funnel to aid insertion of the receiver aircraft’s probe.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Justine Rho

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing RAF Mildenhall, England, refuels a Swiss air force F-18 Hornet over Germany Oct 20, 2017. The 100th ARW theatre of operations covers Europe and Africa, supporting NATO and other nation missions.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Justine Rho

Four Swiss F-18 Hornets fly alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing RAF Mildenhall, England, after receiving fuel over Germany Oct. 20, 2017. The 100th ARW theatre of operations covers Europe and Africa, supporting NATO and other nation missions.




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