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Do Warplanes Have Their Own Gas Stations?

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During the Gulf War, the U.S. military needed to create a refueling station in the desert for their aircraft. Where they decided to place it was very risky.


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For decades, the Black Hawk has played a role in nearly every American conflict and is used all over the globe. But how did the UH-60 become the Army's go-to bird? This is the inside story of how the military workhorse got off the ground and became a multi-mission lifesaver. See how its pilots and engineers learned from setbacks and tragedies and expanded Black Hawk's capabilities to improve getting soldiers into and out of the heat of the battle.

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