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ROKAF introduces second MRTT aerial tanker

16th April 2019 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has introduced its second A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aerial refuelling aircraft, local media reports.

The new MRTT tanker, known within the ROKAF as the KC-330 Cygnus, will be deployed following quality inspection and trials.

The MRTT has a maximum cruise altitude of 12,600m, and a maximum range of 15,320km with a maximum fuel load of 245,000lbs. The aircraft can carry approximately 300 crew members and 47t of freight.

The first KC-330 was delivered to the ROKAF in November 2018.

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