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…

F-35B Refueling

02/07/2017
02/07/2017: United States Marine Corps Air Traffic Control Facilities Officer Captain Joseph Ellis discusses the F-35B Lightning II refueling exercise taking place on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps Video by Lance Cpl Desiree D King) CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES Credit:Marine Corps…

AWACs Over Afghanistan III

09/05/2014
09/05/2014: Deployed Airmen from the 968th Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron, 380th Air AWACS use the E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) to provide airborne surveillance, command, control and communication functions for aerial forces. This video highlights an aerial refueling of the E-3. Credit:380th Air Expeditionary Wing:7/7/14

KC-130J Fuels Marine Ground Forces during Forager Fury

12/05/2012
12/05/2012: A KC-130J Hercules aircraft landed at Tinian’s West Field Nov. 30 during exercise Forager Fury 2012.  The aircraft brought a P-19 aircraft rescue and firefighting truck which is an important safety vehicle for Marine Aircraft Group 12’s execution of the exercise. Tinian, an island of the Commonwealth of the Northern…