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Omega KDC-10 completes first B-52, MC-130J refueling over Pacific Ocean

An Omega KDC-10 commercial air-to-air refueler prepares to refuel a U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana for the first time, March 10, 2024 over the Pacific Ocean. Leveraging the capability of commercial air-to-air refueling allows the U.S. Air Force to increase warfighter readiness in the priority theater and around the globe. The KDC-10 transited from Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam completing four successful, safe contacts with the B-52 and a U.S. Air Force MC-130J. (Courtesy Photo)

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