With wary eyes on Tehran, Israel pursues more aerial refueling
Israel's aerial refueling requirements are moving to the forefront as the country mulls possible air strikes against Iranian nuclear sites, and although a U.S. offer of surplus KC-135s would help, it is not a long-term solution. The ingress and egress routes to distant Iranian targets present planners with enormous challenges, including several midair refuelings under hazardous conditions, tasking every single asset that the Israeli air force (IAF) can put in the sky. Keeping ...
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