RNLAF (K)DC-10 Cockpit Update Program Complete

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The Royal Netherlands Air Force's (RNLAF) 334 Squadron in Eindhoven today received the last of three modernized (K)DC-10 transport tanker aircraft from Fokker Aircraft Services.

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Under the Cockpit Update Program (CUP), the aircraft's communication, navigation and information systems were upgraded so that it meets international aviation standards.

The delivery of the (K)DC-10 contributes to filling the European gap in air-to-air refueling, said Lt.Gen. Alexander Schnitger, chief of the RNLAF.

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