SHIP FOR CARRYING FUEL TO INS VIKRAMADITYA LAUNCHED IN KOLKATA

A 1,000-ton barge, specially designed for carrying fuel mid-sea to the Indian Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, was launched here on Thursday. The ship, manufactured by city-based Titagarh Wagons, will depart for Mumbai dockyard of the Indian Navy for delivery, soon after various trials…

PHILIPPINE SEA (April 12, 2018)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) receives fuel from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) during a fueling-at-sea. Wasp and its expeditionary strike group are operating in the Indo-Pacific region to enhance interoperability with partners, serve as a ready-response force for any…

Reel Clout

Navy Seaman Anthony Jones winds a fuel hose aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard as the amphibious assault ship arrives at White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, April 9, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes VISIT THE SOURCE…

Scotland Sortie

An Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Scotland, March 29, 2018, during a training sortie. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Benjamin Cooper VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Scotland Sortie http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

Night Mission

An Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft, foreground, prepares to provide fuel to NATO EC725 Super Cougar helicopters over northwest Florida, March 5, 2018, during a night mission as part of exercise Emerald Warrior 18. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts…

Fighter Fuel

An Air Force F-22 prepares to receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender over Syria, March 2, 2018. The F-22 is assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The aircraft possesses a sophisticated sensor suite allowing the pilot to…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 28, 2018)

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuels) Airman Morganne Oyler visually inspects a fuel sample in a fueling compartment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman has successfully completed its composite training unit exercise, certifying the ship and its carrier strike group…

Pave Hawk Pair

A pair of HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters receive fuel from an HC-130J Combat King II cargo aircraft during a training mission over Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 22, 2018.The HC-130J conducts personnel recovery missions, provides a command and control platform, refuels helicopters and carries…