US, Aussies conduct joint refueling for Talisman Sabre 2015
Royal Australian Air Force Leading Aircraftman Nick Hodkinson, an avionics technician with the No. 33 Squadron, prepares a KC-30A refueler for takeoff July 13, 2015 at RAAF Darwin, Australia. U.S. and Australian forces are conducting air refueling missions throughout the Talisman Sabre 2015 exercise to improve interoperability and familiarization with each other's procedures. Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise that provides an invaluable opportunity for nearly 30,000 U.S. and Australian defense forces to conduct operations in a combined, joint and interagency environment that will increase both countries’ ability to plan and execute a full range of operations from combat missions to humanitarian assistance efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez/Released)

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