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Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker: Aircraft profile

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The KC-135 Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the United States Air Force and has excelled in this role for more than 50 years.

KC-135 Stratotanker: An Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron refuels a Royal Air Force GR-4 Tornado over Iraq using the multi-point refueling system.KC-135 Stratotanker: An Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron refuels a Royal Air Force GR-4 Tornado over Iraq using the multi-point refueling system.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird: Aircraft profile

The Lockheed SR-71 was an advanced, long-range, Mach 3 strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the Lockheed A-12 and YF-12A aircraft by the Lockheed Skunk Works.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird: Air to air three-quarter-front view of a 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing SR-71 Black Bird as it approaches a tanker for refueling.Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird: Air to air three-quarter-front view of a 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing SR-71 Black Bird as it approaches a tanker for refueling.

McDonnell F-101 Voodoo: Aircraft profile

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The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo was a supersonic military fighter flown by the USAF and the RCAF.

McDonnell-F-101 Voodoo flight: A left side view of an F-101 Voodoo aircraft banking to the left in flight. The aircraft is assigned to the 107th Fighter Interceptor Group, New York Air National Guard, North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).McDonnell-F-101 Voodoo flight: A left side view of an F-101 Voodoo aircraft banking to the left in flight. The aircraft is assigned to the 107th Fighter Interceptor Group, New York Air National Guard, North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).

MH-53 Pave Low helicopter: Aircraft profile

Mission

The MH-53J/M Pave Low's mission is low-level, long-range, undetected penetration into denied areas, day or night, in adverse weather, for infiltration, exfiltration and resupply of special operations forces.

MH-53 Pave Low helicopter front: An MH-53 Pave Low helicopter from the 20th Special Operation Squadron conducts a flight near Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 20, 2008.MH-53 Pave Low helicopter front: An MH-53 Pave Low helicopter from the 20th Special Operation Squadron conducts a flight near Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 20, 2008.

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