A proposed reduction in the number of legacy fighters next year does not diminish the urgency for fielding a new tanker, said Rebecca Grant, director of the Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies, during a presentation April 30, 2009, on a new Mitchell Paper "The Tanker Imperative." Here, a KC-135 from RAF Mildenhall, England, refuels a pair of F-16s April 7, 2009, during a multinational exercise over the Baltic States.
US Air Force photo/SSgt. Jerry Fleshman
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