Refueling F-35B Over South China Sea

05/13/2019
An F-35B Lightning II attack jet flies alongside a KC-130J tanker aircraft attached to a refueling drogue during an aerial refueling mission above the East China Sea, Oct. 23, 2018.  The F-35B belongs to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA-121) and the KC-130J belongs to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron…

Refueling CH-53 Mid-Flight

08/27/2018
A U.S. Marine Corps C-130J Super Hercules cargo plane with the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 from Okinawa, Japan, conducts an aerial-refueling with a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 463 during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 27.  Twenty-five nations, 45…

F22s Refueled Over Iraq

09/14/2017
09/14/2017: U.S. Air Force members from the 340th EARS preform aerial refueling to F-22 Raptors over Iraq on August 29, 2017. The Raptor's combination of stealth, aerodynamic performance, and situational awareness gives the aircraft unprecedented air combat capabilities. 08.29.2017 Video by Staff Sgt. John Raven U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs…

F-35B Aerial Refueling

07/09/2016
07/09/2016: U.S. Marine Corps F35B Lighting II assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing(MAW),particpate in aerial refueling missions with KC130J Super Hercules assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Air Group 11, 3d MAW at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz,…

Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course Aerial Refueling

07/05/2015
07/05/2015:U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1 conduct an aerial refuel during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI) 2-15 near Yuma, AZ., April 16, 2015. WTI is a seven-week event hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre. MAWTS-1 provides standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications…

AV-8B Harrier Aerial Refueling

11/21/2013
11//22/2013: A U.S. Marine Corps AVV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conducts an aerial refueling with a KC-130 assigned to Command Element 26th MEU, at 18,000 feet over Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 19, 2013.  Credit:26th Marine Expeditionary Unit:9/19/13  

In close quarters: HMH-361 aerial refueling

05/16/2012
In a classic illustration of no platform fights alone, the organic tanking capability of the USMC is a crucial element empowering the entire force by its capacity to integrate seamlessly with the force. [slidepress gallery='hmh361-aerial-refueling']     Credit:Marine CorpsAir Station Miramar / 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing:4/26/12 In the first photo,…