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KC-10 supports U.S., Royal Australian Air Force aircraft

KC-10 supports major air operations for Exercise Talisman Sabre 19.

A U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender, assigned to Travis Air Force Base, California, receives regular maintenance prior to flying July 16, out of Brisbane International Airport, Australia, in support of Exercise Talisman Sabre 19. The Extender arrived July 12 to support major air operations for USAF, Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Navy aircraft operating out of RAAF Base Amberley for TS19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elora J. Martinez)

KC-10 supports major air operations for Exercise Talisman Sabre 19.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Corey Smith, 60th Air Maintenance Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, California, boards a USAF KC-10 Extender to complete routine pre-flight maintenance checks July 16, 2019, at Brisbane International Airport, Australia. The Extender arrived July 12 to support major air operations for USAF, Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Navy aircraft operating out of RAAF Base Amberley for Exercise Talisman Sabre 19, a biannual joint operation providing effective and intense training to ensure U.S. Forces are combat ready, capable, interoperable, and deployable on short notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elora J. Martinez)

KC-10 supports major air operations for Exercise Talisman Sabre 19.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dave Pingleton, boom operator with the 6th Air Refueling Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, California, participates in an on-camera interview with local media prior to departing on a USAF KC-10 Extender, July 17, from Brisbane International Airport, Australia, in support of Exercise Talisman Sabre 19. The Extender arrived July 12 to support major air operations for USAF, Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Navy aircraft operating out of RAAF Base Amberley for TS19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elora J. Martinez)

U.S. Air Force KC- 10 Extenders arrived at Brisbane International Airport, Australia, July 12, 2019, to support major air operations for USAF, Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Navy aircraft operating out of RAAF Base Amberley for Exercise Talisman Sabre 19. 

The U.S. and Australian forces combine biannually for Exercise Talisman Sabre, a month-long multi-domain battle that strengthens allied and partner capabilities to make both forces interoperable in operational environments.

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