aerial refueling

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aerial refueling

A method of extending the range of military aircraft by refueling them from tanker aircraft in air. Air refueling can be done by tanker aircraft or by specially modified combat aircraft. In the latter case, it is known as buddy refueling. Also known as air-to-air refueling. See also buddy refueling.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 12, 2019-: Air-to-Air Refueling Market, 2025 by System (Probe & Drogue, Boom Refueling, Autonomous), Component (Pumps, Valves, Nozzles, Hoses, Boom, Probes, Fuel Tanks, Pods), Aircraft Type (Fixed & Rotary)
The "Air-to-Air Refueling Market by System (Probe & Drogue, Boom Refueling, Autonomous), Component (Pumps, Valves, Nozzles, Hoses, Boom, Probes, Fuel Tanks, Pods), Aircraft Type (Fixed & Rotary), Type (Manned, Unmanned), Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Boom refueling system is projected to lead the market during the forecast period
Release date- 05082019 - The report 'Air-to-Air Refueling Market by System (Probe & Drogue, Boom Refueling, Autonomous), Component (Pumps, Valves, Nozzles, Hoses, Boom, Probes, Fuel Tanks, Pods), Aircraft Type (Fixed and Rotary), Type (Manned, Unmanned), Region - Global Forecast to 2025', is projected to grow from USD 537 million in 2019 to USD 692 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period.
ItAF KC-767A aircraft are equipped with two wing aerial refueling pods, a centerline hose drum unit, a refueling boom and universal aerial slipway installations for boom refueling. The ItAF optimizes the KC-767A fleet by utilizing the tanker's multirole capability through all-passenger, all-cargo and combi configurations.