Refueling tanker

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For the Cylon craft from the Original Series, see: Cylon fuel tanker.

A refueling tanker, or "tanker bird," is a vessel that allows Vipers and Raptors to refuel away from a battlestar or base by means of in-flight fuel transfers ("unreps").