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Tanker Aircraft Variants

BUILDER NAME ENGINES SERVICE COMMENTS
KA-3BMCDONNELL DOUGLASSKYWARRIOR2J57-P-10NAVYA-3B MODIFIED AS TANKER
KA-6DGRUMMANINTRUDER2J52-P-6A/-8ANAVYA-6A MODIFIED FOR AERIAL REFUELING (2 CREW)
KC-10AMCDONNELL DOUGLASEXTENDER3CF6-50C2AFMILITARY VERSION OF DC-10, PROVIDES LONG-RANGE AIR/REFUELING AND CARGO AIRLIFT FOR NON-STOP DEPLOYMENT OF COMBAT FORCES
KC-130FLOCKHEEDHERCULES4T56-A-16NAVYC-130B MODIFIED AS TACTICAL TANKER (7 CREW)
KC-130RLOCKHEEDHERCULES4T56-A-16NAVYNAVY VERSION OF C-130H CONFIGURED FOR REFUELING OPERATIONS
KC-130TLOCKHEEDHERCULES4T56-A-16NAVYUPGRADED KC-130R
KC-135ABOEINGSTRATOTANKER4J57-P/F-43WB/-59WAFC-135A EQUIPPED WITH FLYING BOOM FOR AERIAL REFUELING, MAY BE USED AS A CARGO/TROOP TRANSPORT (4 CREW, 80 PASSENGERS)
KC-135DBOEINGSTRATOTANKER4J57-59AFFORMERLY RC-135A MODIFIED TO PARTIAL KC-135A CONFIGURATION
KC-135EBOEINGSTRATOTANKER4TF-33-PW-102AFKC-135A REENGINED WITH ENGINES FROM BOEING 707 AIRCRAFT
KC-135RBOEINGSTRATOTANKER4F108-CF100AFKC-135A WITH HIGHER THRUST, TURBOFAN ENGINES
KC-135TBOEINGSTRATOTANKER4F108-CF100AFKC-135Q WITH HIGHER THRUST, TURBOFAN ENGINES
KE-3ABOEINGSENTRY4TF-33-PW-100ASAUDIE-3A MINUS EARLY WARNING RADAR & COMMAND, CONTROL SYSTEMS MODIFIED FOR TANKER/CARGO MISSION WITH VENTRAL BOOM AND WINGTIP PROBE-AND-DROGUE, CARGO DOOR, AND REINFORCED CARGO FLOOR, PEACE SENTINEL PROGRAM
KS-3ALOCKHEEDVIKING2TF34-GE-2NAVYS-3A CONFIGURED AS SELF-CONTAINED TANKER WITH BOMB BAY AND INTERNAL TANKS

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