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MH-53M approaches an MC-130P for in-flight refueling.

Central Mozambique, 20 March 2000 — An MH-53M Pave Low IV helicopter approaches the refueling basket of an MC-130P Combat Shadow for in-flight refueling as the aircraft fly over flooded Central Mozambique, during Operation Atlas Response. Operation Atlas Response is the U.S. military’s contribution to relief efforts following torrential rains and flooding in southern Mozambique and South Africa. The Pave Low helicopter is deployed for the operation from the 21st Special Operations Squadron and the Combat Shadow is deployed from the 67th Special Operations Squadron, both of RAF Mildenhall, England.

DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Cary Humphries, U.S. Air Force.

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