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NEWS | Feb. 6, 2019

Fuel delivered at any time

By Operation Chammal

Fuel for aircrafts at the French forward air base in the Middle East is provided by the service of gasolines of the armies. It is mission essential for the operations.


On the tarmac of the French forward air base in the Middle East, the tanker has just finished refueling one Rafale. 10,000 liters have just been transferred into the tank of the airplane. The fuel is used daily for jets or carriers. It’s carefully controlled all along the manufacturing line.


Every week, Jordanian trucks bring the fuel to the tanks to deposit gasoline to the French forward air base in the Middle East. The servicemen systematically verify the bulletin of analysis to check the conformity. The fuel is then analyzed in the laboratory located on the air base.





Editor's Note:
This is a translated copy and the original French can be found: