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KC-135 Stratotanker

Definition/Scope: A multipurpose aerial tanker-transport powered by four turbojet engines. It is equipped for high-speed, high-altitude refueling of bombers and fighters. Designated as KC-135.

Broader Terms:

18th Air Force
Eighteenth Air Force
tanker aircraft

Related Terms:

C-135 Stratolifter
in-flight refueling
KC-767 Tanker Transport

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