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France receives final KC-130J

Khalem Chapman

The Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) has received its second of two Lockheed Martin KC-130J Super Hercules multi-role tanker/transport aircraft.

Khalem Chapman

Airbus C295 passes milestone in tanker test campaign

Khalem Chapman

Airbus’ C295 medium-lift tactical transport has successfully achieved its first wet contacts as part of an air-to-air refuelling (AAR) flight-test campaign.  

Khalem Chapman

Marshalls contracted to support Kuwaiti Hercules

Khalem Chapman

The US government has signed a multi-year contract with UK-based Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group to support the Kuwait Air Force’s (KAF’s) fleet of KC-130J extended-range tanker-transport aircraft.

Khalem Chapman
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European tankers gain momentum

Alan Warnes

Europe’s relative lack of air-to-air refuelling assets has often served to hinder NATO campaigns in the past. Now, as Alan Warnes explains, modernisation plans are starting to bear fruit.

Alan Warnes