Greek and US air forces conduct joint military exercise


Aircraft from the United States Air Force (USAF) and the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) took part in a joint training exercise on Tuesday.

According to a statement by the HAF, the exercise focused on aerial refuelling procedures for F-16 aircraft.

The HAF participated in the joint training with 50 sorties of F-16 aircraft and the USAF with two sorties of KC-135 aircraft of the 134 Air Refueling Wing that have been stationed at the 110th Fighter Wing at Larissa Air Base.

The purpose of the exercise was to train and maintain F-16 aircraft crews in Air to Air Refueling (AAR) procedures day and night.

Source: Ekathimerini.




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