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Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron conduct a forward area refueling point operation at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 13, 2017. During the operation, a Pilatus PC-12 assigned to the 319th Special Operations Squadron received fuel from an EC-130J Commando Solo assigned to the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Middletown, Pa. The FARP program is a United States Special Operations Command initiative that performs nighttime refueling operations in deployed locations where fueling stations are not accessible or when air-to-air refueling is not possible. Forward area refueling points enable global reach and mission accomplishment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) EC-130J broadcasts FARP capability with PC-12
Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron conduct a forward area refueling point operation at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 13. During the operation, a Pilatus PC-12 assigned to the 319th Special Operations Squadron received fuel from an EC-130J Commando Solo assigned to the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Middletown,
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2017
An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., is marshalled in by a forward area refueling point Air Commando with the 1st Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Feb. 26, 2017. FARP Airmen refueled three F-22s from an MC-130J Commando II tanker aircraft assigned to the 9th Special Operations Squadron, Cannon AFB, N.M., during the operation. The F-22 Raptor is the Air Force's newest fighter aircraft, combining stealth, supercruise, maneuverability and integrated avionics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Raptors roar for FARPs readiness
Forward area refueling point Airmen with the 1st Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron conduct a FARP operation at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Feb. 26, 2017. The FARP program is a United States Special Operations Command initiative that trains petroleum, oils and lubrication Airmen to perform covert, nighttime refueling operations in deployed
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2017
Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron conduct a hot refuel on a U-28A during Forward Area Refueling Point training on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 7, 2015. FARP first came about after the 1980 Iran hostage rescue attempt. After this event, the Air Force realized the need for a highly-efficient way to transfer fuel from one aircraft to another, in non-standard and hostile environments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Kai L. White) Fuels Airmen, flight crews practice night Forward Area Refueling Point procedures
Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron conduct a hot refuel on a U-28A during Forward Area Refueling Point training on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 7, 2015. FARP first came about after the 1980 Iran hostage rescue attempt. After this event, the Air Force realized the need for a highly-efficient way to transfer fuel
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2015
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