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A Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16A drops away after refuleing over the Balkan region from a United States Air Force KC-135R (not shown) of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, in support of NATO Operation Allied Force. The Air Mobility Command KC-135R "Stratotanker" is deployed from McConnell to Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, where it is flying as part of the 100th Air Expeditionary Wing. The Norwegian F-16A is loaded out with AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missiles and has refueled to extend its loiter time and range during a Combat Air Patrol over the former Yugolavia. Tankers from bases throughout England make up a large portion of the...

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A Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16A drops away after refuleing over the Balkan region from a United States Air Force KC-135R (not shown) of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, in support of NATO Operation Allied Force. The Air Mobility Command KC-135R "Stratotanker" is deployed from McConnell to Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, where it is flying as part of the 100th Air Expeditionary Wing. The Norwegian F-16A is loaded out with AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missiles and has refueled to extend its loiter time and range during a Combat Air Patrol over the former Yugolavia. Tankers from bases throughout England make up a large portion of the...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: A Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16A drops away after refuleing over the Balkan region from a United States Air Force KC-135R (not shown) of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, in support of NATO Operation Allied Force. The Air Mobility Command KC-135R "Stratotanker" is deployed from McConnell to Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, where it is flying as part of the 100th Air Expeditionary Wing. The Norwegian F-16A is loaded out with AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missiles and has refueled to extend its loiter time and range during a Combat Air Patrol over the former Yugolavia. Tankers from bases throughout England make up a large portion of the available refueling assets supporting NATO Operation Allied Force.

Subject Operation/Series: ALLIED FORCE

Base: Raf Mildenhall

Country: Great Britain / England (GBR)

Scene Camera Operator: SRA Greg L. Davis

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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05/05/1999
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