S Korea to conduct air refueling drills with U.S.: report

13:27, July 11, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

South Korea's Air Force plans to conduct aerial refueling exercises with the United States Air Force on a regular basis, local media reported Monday.

The allies will conduct air refueling drills every six months, with the first one slated for August or September, Yonhap News Agency reported citing an unspecified military official.

A KC-135 Stratotanker, a U.S. aerial refueling aircraft stationed in Okinawa, Japan, will be mobilized for the drill, the official reportedly said.

Air-to-air refueling helps the receiving jet stay airborne for longer.

Source:Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
 
 
     
 
 

(Editor:刘晓宁)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • U.S. shuttle Atlantis docks with space station
  • People hold demonstration for lost people in Mexico's drugs war
  • U.S. navy's destroyer opens to public in Belgian naval base
  • At least two injured in Shenzhen subway escalator accident
  • Fire at south China oil refinery, no casualties
  • China, DPRK vow to boost cooperation, ties
Hot Forum Discussion