Stratotanker Fleet Retires

Stratotanker Fleet Retires 12 November, 2019

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) confirmed that they have retired its fleet of four Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker aerial refuelling and cargo aircraft last June 2019. The last flight was conducted on 26 June 2019. 
RSAF purchased six of the A330 MRT tankers and transport aircraft, which were able to refuel with both the boom and hose-drouge method. In June 2019, three aircraft were delivered to the RSAF.
  Singapore supplied the KC-135A Stratotanker platforms used by the US in 1996. The oldest platform among the planes purchased was built in 1959, but the entire fleet underwent a modernization process before being delivered to the RSAF.

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