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Aerial Tanker Aircraft

Aerial Tanker Aircraft represent one of the more important logistical pieces of moder air warfare - capable of doubling operational ranges of combat aircraft.

Aerial Tanker Aircraft

Aerial Tanker Aircraft represent one of the more important logistical pieces of moder air warfare - capable of doubling operational ranges of combat aircraft.

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There are a total of 39 Aerial Tanker Aircraft in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Base models, that is those airframes modified as aerial tanker forms (such as the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet in the 'buddy tanker' role) are also included in this listing.





#1
2011
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Picture of the Airbus A330 MRTT
Airbus A330 MRTT
Aerial Refueling Tanker / General Transport
#2
2011
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Picture of the Airbus KC-45 (KC-30)
Airbus KC-45 (KC-30)
Aerial Refueling Tanker / Utility Transport
#3
2013
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Picture of the Airbus Military A400M Atlas (Grizzly)
Airbus Military A400M Atlas (Grizzly)
Long Range Multirole Transport Aircraft
#4
2012
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Picture of the AirTanker Voyager (A330 MRTT)
AirTanker Voyager (A330 MRTT)
In-Flight Refueling Tanker Aircraft
#5
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-70
Antonov An-70
Medium-Lift Military Transport Aircraft
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1956
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Picture of the Avro Vulcan
Avro Vulcan
High-Altitude Long-Range Heavy Bomber
#7
1981
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Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) KC-10 Extender
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) KC-10 Extender
Advanced Tanker and Cargo Aircraft
#8
1981
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Picture of the Boeing 767
Boeing 767
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner
#9
1943
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Picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#10
1948
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Picture of the Boeing B-50 Superfortress
Boeing B-50 Superfortress
Heavy Bomber / Long-Range Reconnaissance Platform
#11
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
Transport Aircraft
#12
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
Carrier-based Strike Fighter Aircraft
#13
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Airborne Refueling Tanker / Special Mission Military Aircraft
#14
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus
Boeing KC-46 Pegasus
In-flight Refueler / Aerial Tanker Aircraft
#15
1951
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter
Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter
Strategic Air Tanker / Aerial Refueling Aircraft
#16
2024
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing MQ-25 Stingray
Boeing MQ-25 Stingray
Carrierbased Unmanned Tanker Aircraft Proposal
#17
2012
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Picture of the DARPA KQ-X (Global Hawk)
DARPA KQ-X (Global Hawk)
Unmanned Aerial Refueling Tanker Demonstrator Vehicle
#18
2018
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Picture of the Embraer KC-390
Embraer KC-390
Medium-Lift Twin-Engine Tactical Military Transport Aircraft
#19
2017
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Picture of the General Atomics MQ-25 Stingray
General Atomics MQ-25 Stingray
Unmanned Aerial Tanker Aircraft / Drone Proposal
#20
1963
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Picture of the Grumman A-6 Intruder
Grumman A-6 Intruder
Carrierborne All-Weather Heavy Strike Aircraft
#21
1957
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Picture of the Handley Page Victor
Handley Page Victor
Heavy Bomber / Aerial Tanker Aircraft
#22
1975
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Picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
#23
1984
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Picture of the Ilyushin IL-78 (Midas)
Ilyushin IL-78 (Midas)
In-Flight Refueling Tanker Aircraft
#24
1974
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Picture of the Lockheed / Vought S-3 Viking
Lockheed / Vought S-3 Viking
Naval Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Aerial Tanker Aircraft
#25
1956
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Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
#26
2013
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Picture of the Lockheed HC-130J Combat King II
Lockheed HC-130J Combat King II
General Transport / Search and Rescue (SAR) / Aerial Refueling Aircraft
#27
1972
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Picture of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
Wide-Body Passenger Airliner
#28
1962
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Picture of the Lockheed Martin KC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
Lockheed Martin KC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
Aerial Tanker / Transport Aircraft
#29
2011
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Picture of the Lockheed MC-130J Commando II
Lockheed MC-130J Commando II
Special Forces In-Flight Refueler / General Transport Aircraft
#30
1986
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Picture of the Lockheed MC-130P Combat Shadow
Lockheed MC-130P Combat Shadow
Special Forces Inflight Refueling Aircraft
#31
2017
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Picture of the Lockheed MQ-25 Stingray
Lockheed MQ-25 Stingray
Carrierborne Unmanned Fuel Delivery System Aircraft Proposal
#32
1971
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Picture of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Wide-Body, Long-Range Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
#33
1955
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Picture of the Myasishchev M-4 / 3M (Bison)
Myasishchev M-4 / 3M (Bison)
Strategic Heavy Bomber
#34
2017
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Picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-25 Stingray
Northrop Grumman MQ-25 Stingray
Carrierborne Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) / Aerial Tanker Aircraft
#35
1957
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Picture of the Supermarine Scimitar
Supermarine Scimitar
Carrierbased Strike-Fighter
#36
1954
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Picture of the Tupolev Tu-16 (Badger)
Tupolev Tu-16 (Badger)
Multirole Twin-Engined, Jet-Powered Fast Bomber
#37
1955
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Picture of the Vickers Valiant
Vickers Valiant
Strategic Bomber / Fuel Tanker / Photo Reconnaissance Aircraft
#38
1964
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Picture of the Vickers VC10
Vickers VC10
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner / Aerial Refueling Tanker
#39
1967
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Picture of the Vought / LTV A-7 Corsair II
Vought / LTV A-7 Corsair II
Carrier-Borne Strike Aircraft