USA transferred to Ukraine planes for refueling strategic bombers.
As the press service of the Air forces of the USA in Europe and Africa, lions arrived 4 refueling aircraft KC-135 Stratotanker of the U.S. air force, on Board of which there are about 150 people – members of the crew and staff.
Aircraft are used for longer range flights of strategic bombers, with 4 to 16 June 2018 they will fly as part of the exercise.
The tanker aircraft was transferred to Ukraine from air bases RAF Mildenhall (UK), McConnell AFB (Kansas, USA), Beale Air Force Base (California, USA) database and the National guard in Illinois.
Their goal is to increase the security of European allies in Eastern Europe and the level of military cooperation between NATO members and partners of the Alliance.