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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.

Grumman A-6 Intruder: Aircraft profile

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The A-6 Intruder was the world's first fully all-weather attack bomber capable of detecting and identifying tactical or strategic targets, and delivering both conventional and nuclear ordnance on them under zero-visibility conditions.

Grumman A-6 Intruder: An A-6 Intruder aircraft from Marine Aircraft Group 11 (MAG-11) comes in for a landing.Grumman A-6 Intruder: An A-6 Intruder aircraft from Marine Aircraft Group 11 (MAG-11) comes in for a landing.

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter: Aircraft profile

Mission: Provide air assault, general support, aeromedical evacuation, command and control and special operations support to combat and stability and support operations.

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter: A right front view of two UH-60 Blackhawk (Black Hawk) helicopters in flight during BRIGHT STAR '82, an exercise involving troops from the US, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia and Oman.UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter: A right front view of two UH-60 Blackhawk (Black Hawk) helicopters in flight during BRIGHT STAR '82, an exercise involving troops from the US, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia and Oman.

Entered Army Service: 1979

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