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Increasing Europe’s Strategic Tanker Capability By 2020

Increasing Europe’s Strategic Tanker Capability By 2020

During the meeting of the EDA steering board on 19 November, defence ministers from ten European states signed a letter of intent to work together to boost their military air-to-air refueling capacity. Air-to-air refueling (AAR) is a critical enabler for […]


Airbus Military Completes A330 MRTT Qualification of UAE Receiver

Airbus Military Completes A330 MRTT Qualification of UAE Receiver

Airbus Military has successfully completed receiver qualification of the two primary aircraft-types that the UAE Air Force will refuel from the three A330 MRTT multi role tanker transports that it currently has on order. In an extensive series of flight […]


Europe’s armed forces team up on refueling aircraft

Europe’s armed forces team up on refueling aircraft

European defence ministers facing shrinking budgets agreed Thursday to join forces to get more air-to-air refueling planes, deploy extra field hospitals and exploit “green” energy. The projects are part of the European Union’s efforts to pool and share military resources […]


 
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