USAF KC-135 carried out first refueling of Saudi F-15, UAE F-16

The U.S. Air Force has started the first aerial refueling of fighter aircraft taking part in the air campaign in Yemen.

By TECH. SGT. H. H. DEFFNER [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

A KC-135 transferred fuel to a Saudi F-16 and a UAE F-16 on the night of Apr. 7.

Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said Central Command plans to fly one refueling sortie each day.


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