HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
KC-135 Refuels a CF-18 in Fast Forward
Check out what the Department of Defense is up to in this Military Quick Clip: A Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet, 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron, is refueled by a United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, 91st Air Refueling Squadron. Vigilant Shield is a bi-national NORAD Command exercise which provides realistic training and practice fo American and Canadian forces in support of respective national strategy for North America's defense. Vigilant Shield ensures U.S. and Canadian air sovereignty through a network of alert fighters, tankers, airborne early warning aircraft and ground based air defense assets cued by inter-agency and defense surveillance radars. Video by Senior Airman Daniel Johnston