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C-17 night refueling operation down under

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The Air Force this week released this video of a C-17 from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., refueling from a KC-10 during exercise Talisman Saber earlier this month.

The night-vision video shows the precise operation in the dark. The C-17 was participating in the joint training, which involves U.S. and Australian forces to “improve combat training, readiness and interoperability across a wide spectrum of military activities,” according to the Defense Department.┬áThe training wrapped up Aug. 5.

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