Europe Pushes For Greater Tanker Interoperability

Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST
A lack of European aerial refueling capability was one of several shortcomings afflicting the air arms participating in Operation Unified Protector in Libya in 2011. The shortage meant that NATO was forced to call upon the U.S. Air Force's Boeing KC-135 and KC-10 tankers to ensure that the coalition...

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