U.S. KC-46A, KC-135 Tankers Bolster NATO’s Eastern Flank and Posture

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A U.S. KC-135 Stratotanker from the 186th Air Refueling Wing, part of the Mississippi Air National Guard, refuel Polish F-16s from Powidz Air Base, Poland, as part of a U.S. Air Force total force exercise called Copper Arrow. Specific to tanker aircraft, Copper Arrow enhances U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s readiness and demonstrates U.S. EUCOM’s ability to rapidly deploy large combat-credible forces and equipment throughout Europe.
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