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USAFE refuels B-2 for fight against ISIL
A KC-135 Strantotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing refuels a B-2 Spirit from the 509th Bomb Wing in the late hours of Jan. 18, 2017, during a mission targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant training camps in Libya. The B-2’s low-observability provides it greater freedom of action at high altitudes, thus increasing its range and a better field of view for the aircraft's sensors. Its unrefueled range is approximately 6,000 nautical miles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kate Thornton)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Kate Thornton |  VIRIN: 170118-F-YG608-1103.JPG