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40th AS, 1st AD conduct Operation Night King exercise

U.S. Air Force Capt. Nathaniel Roberts, 40th Airlift Squadron pilot, briefs aircrew during Operation Night King at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 26, 2023. The 40th AS landed at a dry lakebed during the exercise to refuel eight M1A2 Abrams tanks, two at a time, while using their Emergency Response Refueling Equipment Kit. Not only will this process aid in refueling a higher number of M1A2 tanks faster, but it also allows for multiple actions within a mission to be made at once. The C-130J aircrew will be able to download supplies and take on the wounded simultaneously as the refuel occurs, decreasing the operation times needed and allowing joint forces to get back into the fight at a rapid pace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Mercedes Porter
VIRIN: 230326-F-AS071-1010.JPG
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CAMERA

NIKON D850

LENS

24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

45/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/60

ISO

1000

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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