Multinational Air Refuelling

Multinational Air Refuelling 10 April, 2018

The US participated for the first time in the European Air Transport Commands' (EATC) European Air Refuelling Training (EART) this year, which began on 8 April. EART 2018, taking place at Eindhoven Air Base, the Netherlands, is focused on multinational Air-to-Air Refuelling operations specializing in providing challenging training for air and maintenance crews from Allied nations. During this combined activity, fighters jets from nine NATO Allies, as well as NATO’s E-3A Early Warning and Control are refuelled by the four tankers.

EATC is a multinational command of seven member Nations (the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and Spain), established at Eindhoven Air Base in 2010. 

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