Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

Type: Product
Name: Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

French jets strike ISIS targets in Mosul, Iraq

French Rafale jet fighters struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time yesterday, (Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 09:40 ET) expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against ISIS. The French Rafales hit “a logistics depot of the terrorists” ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

France's Rafales Are The First Non-U.S. Planes To Draw Blood Over Iraq

[embedded content]Yesterday, France become the first country other than the US to attack ISIS targets in Iraq. Their Rafales carried out a raid on munitions depot and staging area in the northeast part of the country that supposedly killed dozens of ISIS ... [Published Jalopnik - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Video shows French air strike in Iraq from launch to recovery, including aerial refueling

Yesterday two Rafale jets conducted the first French air strike in Iraq. And here’s a video which shows the mission from beginning to end. On Sept. 19, two Rafales of the EC 3/30 “Lorraine” supported by a C-135FR Tanker of the GRV 2/91 “Bretagne” ... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing, Defense Logistics Agency sign long-term support agreement

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Boeing and the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency have entered into a long-term agreement for parts and support of 11 different types of aircraft.The five-year performance-based agreement, with a follow-on option for an additional ... [Published UPI - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing wins contract from DLA to manage aircraft parts and logistics support

The Boeing Company has won a $293 million performance-based contract from the Defense Logistics Agency, or DLA, to provide aircraft parts and support that will enable DLA to provide essential logistics support to warfighters. "Boeing proposed a holistic ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Valiant Shield

A KC-135 Stratotanker refuels F-16 Fighting Falcons in support of joint air operations during 2014 during Exercise Valiant Shield 2014 Sept. 19 at Andersen Air Force Base. ... [Published DVIDS - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Boy Scouts get a glance at Air Force life

Boy Scouts from Troop 400 take a look at a KC-135 Stratotanker with the help of Airmen at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 15, 2014. The scouts toured the base to gain a greater understanding of Fairchild’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 4 reports

Boeing Awarded $293M DLA Aircraft Support Contract; Julie Praiss Comments

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a potential 10-year, $293 million contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) to provide components and support for 11 types of military aircraft.Boeing will supply aircraft parts and related ground support equipment for the ... [Published GovConWire - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

We have visited California Firefighting Hub: San Bernardino Airtanker Base

We have visited the Airtanker Firefighting Hub in California. Located on the former grounds of Norton Air Force Base, closed under the BRAC (Base Realignment And Closure) proceedings in the early 1990s, San Bernardino International Airport, to the east ... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

I Lift You Up

​The Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve already provide a huge percentage of the nation's organic airlift capability, and those percentages are likely to go higher, said Air Mobility Command boss Gen. Darren McDew on Tuesday. In his address at AFA's ... [Published Air Force Association - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Chromalloy wins new contract work on Air Force’s KC-135

The Air Force Sustainment Center at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma has awarded Chromalloy Component Services Inc. an $8.15 million task order to perform upgrades for F-108 engines in support of KC-135 tanker aircraft.The work will be performed at Chromalloy’s ... [Published San Antonio Business Journal - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Video of DC-10 Supertanker’s fire retardant drop on a mountain

DC10 Air Tanker fighting a fire on a mountain A cool video shows the DC10 Air Tanker (known as “Supertanker”) performing a nose dive (and subsequent high-G load pull-up) to drop fire retardant over a mountain. Note the “pathfinder” King Air flying ... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 15 2014]

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His students remind him of his soldiers, Landry said. "These kids are on my team. I have a stake in how they do. It's a personal stake as well as a professional stake."
...approach that fundamentally changes the way DLA and Boeing do business," said Julie Praiss, vice president of Tactical Aircraft & Weapons Support. "We have laid the groundwork to improve affordability and efficiency that will increase aircraft availability for the warfighter."

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French jets strike ISIS targets in Mosul, Iraq [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 21 2014]
Lessons from the battlefield brought to forefro... [Published Union Leader - Sep 21 2014]
France's Rafales Are The First Non-U.S. Planes ... [Published Jalopnik - Sep 21 2014]
French jets strike ISIS targets in Mosul, Iraq [Published Defense Update - Sep 20 2014]
Video shows French air strike in Iraq from laun... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 20 2014]
[Photo] Rafale multi-role combat planes conduct... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 19 2014]
Boeing wins contract from DLA to manage aircraf... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
Women’s legacy parallels Air Force history [Published Air Force Link - Sep 19 2014]
Valiant Shield [Published DVIDS - Sep 19 2014]
Air Force Thunderbirds to fly at Mountain Home [Published Rexburg Standard Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Boeing, Defense Logistics Agency sign long-term... [Published UPI - Sep 18 2014]
NUAIR receives second approval for drone testin... [Published Rome Observer - Sep 18 2014]
Boy Scouts get a glance at Air Force life [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing Disappoints US Air Force With Developmen... [Published Bidness Etc - Sep 18 2014]
The most outstanding Airman at AFSPC [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing Awarded $293M DLA Aircraft Support Contr... [Published GovConWire - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing awarded DLA logistics contract [Published Shephard - Sep 18 2014]
DLA ups Apache, Chinook support as part of Boei... [Published Vertical Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing, Defense Logistics Agency Partnership Wi... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing, Defense Logistics Agency Partnership Wi... [Published Boeing - Sep 17 2014]
Arizona, Kazakh Airmen discuss enlisted roles i... [Published National Guard - Sep 17 2014]
Dual Slotted: Airman and stay-at-home dad [Published DVIDS - Sep 17 2014]
We have visited California Firefighting Hub: Sa... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 17 2014]
Third Rivet Joint airframe to perform crucial t... [Published Flight International - Sep 17 2014]
Director of the ANG addresses AFA Air & Space C... [Published Air Force Link - Sep 17 2014]
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 17 2014]
Air Force leadership confident in KC-46 program [Published Air Force Link - Sep 17 2014]
I Lift You Up [Published Air Force Association - Sep 17 2014]
Air Force New Tanker’s First Flight Delayed by ... [Published Military.com - Sep 16 2014]
First flight delayed for KC-46A test aircraft [Published Air Force Times - Sep 16 2014]
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French jets strike ISIS targets in Mosul, Iraq [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 21 2014]
French Rafale jet fighters struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time yesterday, (Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 09:40 ET) expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against ISIS. The French Rafales hit “a logistics depot of the terrorists” ...
Video shows French air strike in Iraq from laun... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 20 2014]
Yesterday two Rafale jets conducted the first French air strike in Iraq. And here’s a video which shows the mission from beginning to end. On Sept. 19, two Rafales of the EC 3/30 “Lorraine” supported by a C-135FR Tanker of the GRV 2/91 “Bretagne” ...
[Photo] Rafale multi-role combat planes conduct... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 19 2014]
The French Air Force has conducted the first air strike on a terrorist target in Iraq. Two Rafales , one C-135FR Tanker were involved in a 7-hour mission from Al Dhafra to Iraq (1,700 kilometers) to destroy an ISIS  target in northern Iraq on Sept. ...
The most outstanding Airman at AFSPC [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Sep 18 2014]
U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Vernon YoungTech. Sgt. Ryan Gangadeen was selected as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. In July 2013, Gangadeen was deployed to Afghanistan for 365 days as an air advisor. He was primarily responsible for ...
We have visited California Firefighting Hub: Sa... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 17 2014]
We have visited the Airtanker Firefighting Hub in California. Located on the former grounds of Norton Air Force Base, closed under the BRAC (Base Realignment And Closure) proceedings in the early 1990s, San Bernardino International Airport, to the east ...
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