European tankers on display

The European Tanker Symposium at RAF Mildenhall.   The French tanker.
The European Tanker Symposium at RAF Mildenhall. The French tanker.
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THE Italian and French air forces flew refuelling tankers to RAF Mildenhall last week for the European Tanker Symposium.

Italian and French aircraft were on display alongside American tankers.

The event was attended by members of the RAF as well as the French, Italian, Belgium and German air forces.

The symposium offered an opportunity for the Nato allies to discuss their experiences and identify improvements that could be made when collaborating on missions.

Belgian officer Christophe De Greef said: “There were some great discussions, which was very good.

“We had a lot of time to discuss whatever we had to discuss with issues – hopefully we can work them out for next time.”