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Ample Strike 2019: Refueling a German Typhoon

A German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker.

A German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 155th Aerial Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic, Sept. 10, 2019. The Tornado provides NATO forces with a tactical air strike and air superiority capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)

A German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker.

A German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 155th Aerial Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic, Sept. 10, 2019. The Tornado provides NATO forces with a tactical air strike and air superiority capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)

U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Dmitri Davila, 155th Air Refueling Wing in-flight refueling technician, operates the boom during an in-flight refuel of a German air force PA-200 Tornado during exercise Ample Strike 2019.

U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Dmitri Davila, 155th Air Refueling Wing in-flight refueling technician, operates the boom during an in-flight refuel of a German air force PA-200 Tornado during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic, Sept. 10, 2019. As an in-flight refueling technician, Davila is responsible for safely and effectively transferring aviation fuel from the Stratotanker to another military aircraft during flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)

German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker.

A German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 155th Aerial Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic, Sept. 10, 2019. The Tornado provides NATO forces with a tactical air strike and air superiority capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)

PARDUBICE AIRPORT, Czech Republic -- A German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 155th Aerial Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic, Sept. 10, 2019. The Tornado provides NATO forces with a tactical air strike and air superiority capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)